With the potential for bad weather Friday, the Child Nutrition Department will send home both tomorrow’s and Friday’s meals.
Encuesta Comunitaria de ESSER III El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Newberry necesita información sobre el gasto de la asignación de ARP - ESSER III. El SDNC recibió más de $ 15,2 millones para abordar la pérdida de aprendizaje y las necesidades académicas relacionadas con la pandemia de Covid19. Los fondos no se pueden utilizar para bonificaciones. El 11 de marzo de 2021, la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense (ARP) se convirtió en ley. El Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos está proporcionando $ 121,9 mil millones adicionales para el Fondo de Ayuda de Emergencia para Escuelas Primarias y Secundarias (Fondo ESSER III). Esta legislación otorgará estas subvenciones a las agencias educativas estatales (SEA) con el propósito de proporcionar a las agencias educativas locales (LEA) fondos de ayuda de emergencia para abordar el impacto que COVID-19 ha tenido y sigue teniendo en las escuelas primarias y secundarias de todo el país. la Nación. Por favor complete la siguiente encuesta: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe68t0vop3zRC4n7gkjzBg00beljT0orT04uS5Pwd1jEcTAEQ/viewform
ESSER III Community Survey The School District of Newberry County needs input on the spending of the ARP - ESSER III allocation. The SDNC received over $15.2 million to address learning loss and academic needs related to the Covid19 pandemic. Funds cannot be used for bonuses. On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. The US Department of Education is providing an additional $121.9 billion for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER III Fund). This legislation will award these grants to state educational agencies (SEAs) for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs) with emergency relief funds to address the impact that COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation. Please complete the following survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSei9tClMHrmiD75mx587EV1x2WJzU8P3QljYmghF9bB9aZ2KA/viewform
In preparation for the 2021-2022 school year, all parents are asked to complete the following survey regarding instruction in a non-pandemic school year - https://bit.ly/3jHOw2t . Please complete one per child. Surveys must be completed before March 15.
Newberry County School District Recruitment Fair
The School District of Newberry County will remain on schedule for resuming four days of face to face instruction. The following schedule outlines the dates students will return: January 5 – students in the Tuesday/Friday group will return to schools this day. January 6 – Virtual learning day for all students. January 7 – Grades PK-5 will begin four days of face to face instruction. (Grades 6-12 M/Th group will return on this date and students will remain in their two hybrid groups (M/Th or Tu/F) until their scheduled return date). January 14 – Grades 6-8 will begin four days of face to face instruction (Grades 9-12 will remain in their two hybrid groups until their scheduled return date). January 22 – Grades 9-12 will begin four days of face to face instruction. The four days of instruction will be Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Wednesdays will remain a virtual day for all students. Students who are transitioning from Newberry ONE to face to face instruction will do so on their grade level’s designated date as listed above. The Board voted to implement this phased in approach to face to face instruction at the October 29, 2020, Board Meeting.
All children regardless of household income, can now get FREE meals for the rest of the 2020 - 2021 school year. Click on the image below to learn more information.
Instructional Setting Change Agreement Please complete this form ONLY IF YOU WISH TO CHANGE YOUR STUDENT'S INSTRUCTIONAL SETTING. INSTRUCTIONAL SETTING CHANGE means you request to change from Newberry ONE eLearning to Face to Face Instruction OR from Face to Face Instruction to Newberry ONE eLearning. Complete one form for each child. CHANGES WILL BE MADE IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE (space available may vary by school, grade level, instructional setting, etc.). You will be notified about the status of your request no later than Dec. 18, 2020. All requests must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Requests made after that time will not be considered. Changes would take effect after winter break (Jan. 7 for elementary students/Jan. 14 for middle school/Jan. 22 for high school). http://bit.ly/InstSet
USDA has allowed schools to operate under the Seamless Summer Option, which permits schools to serve meals at no cost to all children ages 18 and under, through December 31, 2020. The School District of Newberry County implemented this option September 8. USDA has made the waiver retroactive to September 1. The Office of Child Nutrition has completed making adjustments to all student accounts that were charged for meals September 1-4. Effective immediately, pre-order forms are no longer needed to track meal orders. This applies to Hybrid and Virtual Learners. Take Home Meals will continue to be offered to students attending school on Mondays and Tuesdays. Every Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., cafeteria staff will be on site at each school to distribute meals for parents to pick up. If you need to pick up meals earlier than 10:00 a.m., please contact the school manager to see if your request can be accommodated. Children should be present in the vehicle or parents may show their child’s student ID at time of pick up. If you have multiple children at different schools, you can choose one location to pick up all of your meals. The USDA Seamless Summer Option waiver is dependent upon available funds. It is encouraged that families complete a Free/Reduced Meal application in case funds are depleted prior to December 31, 2020. Meal applications are available on our website at https://ncsdnutrition.com
Effective Tuesday, September 8, 2020, ALL students will receive meals FREE (limited to 1 breakfast and 1 lunch per day) through December 31, 2020. Students on campus can pick up meals for their virtual learning days which are also FREE, before leaving school on Monday or Tuesday. If a student participates in an after-school activity, parents may opt to pick up meals on Wednesday at a pre-designated time. Newberry One e-Learners FREE meal pick up is on Wednesday, weekly, between the hours of 7:30-8:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. and Noon. Parents are asked to sign up for the Meal Pick Up service by calling the school café or by the online order form found on the child nutrition website: www.ncsdnutrition.com. Look for the MEAL ORDER FORM link. Full details on the Child Nutrition program can be found at https://www.newberry.k12.sc.us
Parents of students in the School District of Newberry County are asked to complete one questionnaire per child to determine how they would like their child to return to school for the 2020-2021 school year. Option 1 allows parents the choice of sending their child to school on a Hybrid schedule – meeting in person 2 days per week and eLearning 3 days per week. Option 2 is for parents who wish to have their child participate in the Newberry ONE Institute for eLearning, a completely online option for a semester at a time. The questionnaire can be found at https://bit.ly/SDNCLearningPref and must be submitted prior to midnight on July 28, 2020.
Early Release September 18. Please check with your school for dismissal times.
The Mid-Carolina High School JROTC Color Guards participated in the Memorial Day Ceremony held in Newberry on Sunday, May 26th
Congratulations to Will Garner! Will was selected and played in the Boys State Tennis Singles Tournament, May 13-14. He played against the best in the state in this high level tournament and competed well. We are very proud of Will’s accomplishments! Way to go Will!