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Indian Creek Schools COVID-19 Update

March 25, 2020 Author: Indian Creek Schools

Indian Creek Schools Indiana

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10 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020

School Schedule Through May 1

Dear NHJ Students and Families,

Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced that all public schools should remain closed through May 1, 2020. As the situation with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 continues to evolve, we want to provide you with an updated school calendar through the end of April.

Monday, March 23 - Friday, April 3: Spring Break

  • Students should not report to school, nor will they have classwork to complete.

Monday, April 6 – Friday, April 10

  • NHJUSC will use five waiver days granted by the Governor.
  • Students should not report to school, nor will they have classwork to complete.

Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 17

  • On Monday (4/13), Wednesday (4/15), and Friday (4/17), NHJUSC will conduct eLearning days. 
  • Then, on Tuesday (4/14) and Thursday (4/16) we will use two waiver days.

Monday, April 20 – Friday, April 24

  • On Monday (4/20), Wednesday (4/22), and Friday (4/24), NHJUSC will conduct eLearning days. 
  •  Then, on Tuesday, (4/21) and Thursday (4/23) we will use two waiver days.

Monday, April 27 – Friday, May 1

  • On Monday (4/27), Wednesday (4/29), and Friday (5/1), NHJUSC will conduct eLearning days. 
  • Then, on Tuesday (4/28) and Thursday (4/30) we will use two waiver days.

From April 13 to May 1, our weekly structure of 3 days eLearning (M,W,F) and 2 waiver days (T, TH) will provide an opportunity for students to have intermittent breaks and time to complete assignments, while allowing our teachers sufficient grading time and digital lesson planning time. If you have specific questions, please stay in contact with your respective classroom teachers.

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Additionally, Gov. Holcomb announced yesterday in his press conference that all Indiana standardized testing has been suspended for the remainder of the school year. This means no testing for IREAD-3, ILEARN (grades 3-8), ISTEP (grade 10), etc.

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Building Accessibility and Guidelines

Indian Creek’s buildings and athletic facilities will remain closed during this time period.

Extracurricular Activities

All extracurricular activities including practices and events are canceled until May 1. We are still waiting to hear further guidance and direction from the IHSAA about the high school spring sports season.

Food Services

Beginning on Tuesday, April 7, Indian Creek will provide a free drive-through food distribution to student families. The distribution will occur between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the upper drive, just outside the High School/Middle School Cafeteria under the outside canopy. Students can receive up to five (5) breakfast and five (5) lunch pre-packed meals. These meals are available to all NHJ students. 

Please complete the online survey (below) by midnight on Monday, April 6, if you will be utilizing this service. If you do not have access to the internet, please call Food Services at 317.878.2106.

We will do this free food distribution again on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, April 7, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 28, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Please be prepared for ongoing communication via school messenger, social media, and our corporation website. We appreciate your continued partnership in keeping our students and staff safe and healthy. If you have specific building level questions, please email the respective building level principal.

Sincerely,

Tim Edsell, Ph.D.
NHJUSC Superintendent

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Kindergarten Registration Postponed

The Indian Creek Elementary School Kindergarten Roundup scheduled for April 13 has been canceled. Check back on the Elementary School Facebook page and website for information about rescheduling the event. 

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