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Needham News May 18th, 2020

Wow! Hard to believe we’re coming into the last few weeks of a very atypical school year! I hope you and your family have been enjoying the warmer weather and some additional opportunities to spend time outside.

We wanted to share a few quick updates and reminders as we near the end of the formal school year on June 3rd in order to help keep us all on the same page.
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ABC Award (Above and Beyond the Call)

We are so excited to have received many nominations so far for the McDonald’s ABC Award recognizing teachers for work Above and Beyond the Call of Duty. Nominations will continue to be accepted through Monday, May 25. To nominate a teacher, please send me a description of the creative way your child’s teacher has engaged your child.
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District Weekly Update - 5.6.20

This week’s district communication includes information about arranging pick up of student's personal belongings from school, continued meal service options for students, curbside service from the SW Library District, information on the ABC Award and additional details about expanded childcare options.
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We understand that the school closure and cancellation of activities and plans can have a negative affect on students and their families. If you or a loved one are struggling, Safe2Tell is an anonymous tip line that can be accessed by an app or a phone call.
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Needham New April 27th, 2020

Hard to believe it’s the final week of April!  It feels simultaneously like the longest and shortest month on record for me! I hope this newsletter finds your family doing well, and increasingly gaining a foothold on your current “new normal.”  

I wanted to share a few quick updates and also ask for your support as we begin to plan for the 20-21 school year (I know it’s hard to even fathom this right now, so thank you!).
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District Weekly Update - 4.22.20

Good morning, this is Dan Snowberger, Superintendent of Durango School District 9-R with this week’s community message. On Monday, Colorado Governor Polis extended his cancellation of in-person instruction in Colorado for the remainder of the school year.
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Needham News April 20th, 2020

Happy Monday to everyone!

A few quick reminders to kick off your week:

Attendance is now taken once per week. You should receive the attendance link each Friday. I would appreciate you taking a moment to complete this, as we continue to do our best to plan for and support all of our home-based learners. Weekly attendance is due by noon on Mondays. If you did not get the link, you can also leave a message on Needham’s attendance line by calling the main office at 970-247-4791.
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