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Patriot Press april 9, 2021

Harris Elementary School

National Blue Ribbon School 2020 - Harris Elementary School

GC Virtual Program: 2021-2022

Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation recognizes that we must continue to offer innovative educational opportunities so that we can reach each student and support his or her social, emotional, and academic growth. In order to serve our students who have found success in the virtual environment, Greenfield-Central will offer a Virtual Programming option for all students in Kindergarten through Grade 12 (GCVirtual).

GCVirtual is meant to meet the needs of students and families who have shown that they can remain engaged in their academic journey in a fully-virtual environment. Students who have not been successful in the virtual environment will not be considered for admittance and will be invited to attend classes onsite throughout the school year.

In order to maintain clear expectations and communicate commitments between students, families, and Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation educators, the included guide offers explanations and guidance for families. Questions regarding GCVirtual should be directed to administrators (page 3) and/or counselors (page 8). A link to the GCVirtual application can be found on the first and last pages of the handbook.

We look forward to partnering with families who engage in GCVirtual.

Mask Mandate

As you may be aware, Governor Holcomb has given more local authority regarding mask mandates; however, please be aware that he also went on to say that face mask use would still be required in K-12 schools for the remainder of this school year.

3rd Grade ILEARN Test

As required in the state of Indiana, students will take the ILEARN test to determine their proficiency on reading and math on Indiana Academic Standards. This year's test window beings on April 19th. Please avoid scheduling appointments in the mornings from April 20-April 29, as your child may be testing on one of those dates. Currently, we plan to test on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, March 31
  • Wednesday, April 7
  • Tuesday, April 20
  • Wednesday, April 21
  • Thursday, April 22
  • Friday, April 23
  • Tuesday, April 27
  • Wednesday, April 28
  • Thursday, April 29

Retirement Announcements

Body Safety

Indiana Senate Bill 355, which was passed in the spring 2017 state legislative session, requires all public schools in the state of Indiana to provide all students grades K-12 with child abuse and child sexual abuse prevention education. For more information, please click on the parent letter below.

COVID19

Thank you for continuing to be diligent in your efforts to keep your family and other Harris students healthy and safe. Please self screen at home and be sure that you don't send a sick child to school this year. In addition, if any member of your household has a pending COVID-19 test, you should not send your child to school until the results of that test return negative. Thanks for helping us slow the spread at this difficult time of year.

EVERYDAY AT HARRIS

All items subject to change as new guidance is received.

Transportation

Breakfast and Lunch

* For the remainder of the school year, all students will have access to one free breakfast and lunch.

2-Hour Delays & Breakfast: Harris does NOT serve breakfast on 2-Hour delays.

Stay Connected with Harris

Future Dates at Harris

*The following dates are tentative and are subject to change based on national, state, and local guidance.

Harris Specific Dates

  • 3rd Grade ILEARN Testing Window: April 19-May 14th

Opportunities Around GC

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