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TWO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS TEST POSITIVE

The district received notification that two students at Apollo-Ridge Elementary School, as well as a student and staff member at Apollo-Ridge High School, have tested positive for COVID-19. These individuals were either previously quarantined or already participating in remote instruction, so there are no school-identified close contacts at this time. The Department of Health will complete further contact tracing as necessary for non-school interactions. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

DISTRICT TRANSITIONING TO REMOTE LEARNING

The Apollo-Ridge School District is transitioning to remote instruction for all students with a projected return to in-person learning on January 18, 2021. The high school will continue as current. Middle school will begin Wednesday, November 18 and the elementary starts Monday, November 23. For more details, please view the attached letter. Thank you for your continued cooperation, patience, and flexibility.

TWO ADDITIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STAFFERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

This weekend, the district received notification that two additional staff members at Apollo-Ridge High School tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

ELEMENTARY STUDENT TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Earlier today, the district received notification that a student at the Apollo-Ridge Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

. Earlier today, the district received notification that a student at the Apollo-Ridge High School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

HIGH SCHOOL GOES ALL REMOTE DUE TO ANOTHER POSITIVE TEST RESULT

Apollo-Ridge High School moves to remote instruction for all students in grades 9-12, starting Thursday, November 12, 2020. Another staff member tested positive for COVID-19 and the number of positive student cases in the High School have prompted this action. A return to in-person instruction is projected for Thursday, November 19, 2020. All other grade levels will continue in-person instruction as normal. The Food Service Department is offering high school students curbside pick-up of a hot turkey lunch on Thursday, November 12, at the High School entrance from 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM. High School students will also receive a breakfast and lunch for Friday. For more detailed information, please visit the news section at Apolloridge.com.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Good afternoon. Earlier today, the district received notification that a student at Apollo-Ridge High School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

HIGH SCHOOL STAFF MEMBER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Good afternoon. Earlier today, the district received notification that a staff member at the Apollo-Ridge High School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please visit the district webpage www.apolloridge.com. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASE AT ELEMENTARY

On Sunday, November 8, the district received notification that a staff member at the Apollo-Ridge Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual will not return to the school until they have completed isolation procedures for COVID-19. All students and staff who were potentially in close contact, have received or will receive personalized communications from the school and/or Department of Health. If you do not receive additional communications from the school or Department of Health, your child is presently not thought to be among those who were potentially exposed. For more detailed information, please see the attached letter. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

BOARD WILL HOLD OCTOBER LEGISLATIVE MEETING VIRTUALLY

The Apollo-Ridge Board of Directors will hold its Board Legislative Meeting virtually using Zoom on Monday, October 26, 2020 starting at 6:30 pm. The location and venue is due to health and safety precautions with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. The public may attend the meeting electronically by visiting the website Zoom.us or calling 1-646-558-8656 (toll charges may apply). The meeting ID number is 996 0960 3910 and password is 357401. To be granted permission to speak at the meeting, each participant must display their first and last name and, when recognized, will be asked to provide their address of residency.
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