WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR DISTRICT?
FOOD DISTRIBUTION PLAN DURING REMOTE LEARNING
Beginning Tuesday, November 24th, through Tuesday, December 15th, we will have food distribution once a week for all Ravenna students. Food distributions will be on TUESDAYS only at Ravenna High School, Brown Middle School, Willyard Elementary and West Main Elementary. It is okay to go to the school that is closest to your house. Any Ravenna student may receive 5 days worth of food.
The Tuesday afternoon pick up times are:
Ravenna High School, 2:45 – 3:45 pm
Brown Middle School, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Willyard Elementary, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
West Main Elementary, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
ALL CALL FOR NOVEMBER 29th – REMOTE LEARNING, TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION:
Good afternoon, this Dennis Honkala, Superintendent of Ravenna Schools with a few very important messages for all Ravenna Families.
First, a reminder that all teachers and students have transitioned to remote learning until at least December 18th. After Christmas break we will re assess the safety realities for staff and students and decide if we will continue with full remote learning or have an in person learning option.
All students are responsible for following the school day schedule and all families are reminded that we are continuing to follow the school year calendar. There is no school tomorrow, November 30, but all classes will resume from Tuesday, December 1st through December 18th.
Also, our technology support team will be available every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ravenna High School for chrome book repair or exchange. If your child does not have internet access, please call your building Principal and they will be able to help with this. We do have several hot spots available for those in need.
And finally, we will continue to have food distribution available for ALL Ravenna students every Tuesday for the next three weeks. Any Ravenna student may receive 5 food bags plus two birdie bags each Tuesday. The Tuesday distributions are at Ravenna High School, 2:45 – 3:45 pm, Brown Middle School, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, West Main and Willyard elementary schools from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.
As always, please continue to follow the district website and Facebook pages for additional information. Have a good evening.
ALL CALL FOR NOVEMBER 22ND – RSD TRANSITIONING TO FULL REMOTE LEARNING ON NOVEMBER 24TH AND THE PLAN FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS OF FOOD DISTRIBUTION:
Good afternoon, this is Dennis Honkala, Superintendent of the Ravenna School District with a few very important messages for all Ravenna families.
First, as I notified all families on Friday, we are switching to all remote learning beginning Tuesday, November 24th through at least December 18th. The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority. Unfortunately, due to mandatory quarantining per the Portage County Health Department, we do not have the number of staff needed each day too properly and safely supervise and educate our students. We will re-evaluate our situation over Christmas break. All in person learners should come to school tomorrow, Monday, November 23rd for a full day. Students will bring home a Chromebook and any other materials needed to continue their education.
Second, for the next 4 weeks, beginning this Tuesday, November 24th, we will have food distribution once a week for all Ravenna students. I repeat, once a week, on Tuesdays, for the next 4 weeks, we will have food distribution for all Ravenna students. Food distributions will be on Tuesdays only at Ravenna High School, Brown Middle School, Willyard Elementary and West Main Elementary. It is okay to go to the school that is closest to your house. On each Tuesday afternoon, students will receive 5 days worth of food from the district. The Tuesday afternoon pick up times are: Ravenna High School, 2:45 – 3:45 pm, Brown Middle School, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Willyard Elementary 4:00 – 5:00 pm and West Main Elementary 4:00 – 5:00 pm. This information will be posted on our Facebook and district website pages.
And as always, please continue to follow the district website and Facebook pages to keep up with any information as we continue through the next several weeks heading towards Christmas break. Have a good afternoon.
The Ravenna School’s Equity and Inclusion Task Force met for the fourth time on November 19th. The group met via Zoom due to COVID-19. The focus this month was the beginning of the group book study “White Fragility” which was facilitated by two group members. Members shared their thoughts and feelings on the first two chapters. The group also reported on various surveys which are being conducted. Groups surveyed were task force members, students, RSD staff, parents and community members. The results will be shared in December and January which will help to drive the direction of the Task Force.
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