COVID-19 Update as of March 20, 2020
Today, Governor Ducey announced that all schools in Arizona will be closed through April 10th.
Beginning Monday, March 23rd, we will begin remote learning for students. The date that we are scheduled to return is April 13th, but that is subject to change based on how the pandemic unfolds. The end of the remote learning will be determined in consultation with Fr. Arnold, the Office of Catholic Schools, and the health department.
The school is regularly coordinating with Fr. Arnold, the Office of Catholic Schools, and the health department since this is a rapidly evolving situation. Please be aware that as information surfaces we will communicate changes to families as quickly as possible.
Picking Up School Supplies and Chromebooks
If you need to come to school to pick up a Chromebook or your child’s school supplies, you are welcome to come at the following times:
Information for Family Support
If you have not already done so, please complete this brief survey as soon as possible so that we can work with individual families who might need special support during this time.
Families Who Do Not Have Internet At Home
Cox is offering internet deals for families in Tucson who do not currently have internet. If you are a family who does not have internet at home, please contact Crystal Lanik at email@example.com if you would like for the school to share your information with Cox so they can discuss this opportunity with you.
If you have not already completed the survey, please complete the family support survey so we can help support you and your child. If families need to pick up school work, the office will be available each Monday from 3:30-6:00 p.m. to pick up school work each week. We ask that families drop off the work from the week prior at that time as well.
Procedures for Remote Learning to Begin Monday, March 23, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is evolving quickly, and will monitor changes to the plan as needed. The school closure applies to all students grades preschool to 8th.
Remote Learning Procedure for K-8
In order to continue the education for the students in the event of a school closure, the teachers will have online learning opportunities. Families can communicate with teachers via email, and students in grades 3-8 can communicate with their teacher via Google Classroom.
COVID-19 Diagnosis for PK-8
Should a student or family member be diagnosed with COVID-19, please let the school know.
Front Office Closed for PK-8
If the school is closed, the office is closed. Based on the recommendations from Bishop, please contact the following people with your questions or needs:
The National School Lunch Program contacted us this week, and we will be able to provide the breakfast and lunch program to all families during the school closure. The breakfast and lunch program is free for all students regardless of income during the school closure.
If you would like for your child to receive the lunch and breakfast, please order the meal in Renweb by 10:00 a.m. the day prior to ensure that the staff has time to plan to cook the proper amount of food.
Food will be available to pick-up food from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Students will be able to pick up lunch and the breakfast for the following day during that time.
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Mrs. Gholson is the principal of Our Mother of Sorrows. This blog contains information regarding the exciting things that happen at Our Mother of Sorrows.