BRCS CORONAVIRUS UPDATE CENTER

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April 22nd: BRCS Campus to Remain Closed for the Remainder of the School Year

Even though our campus is closed, the learning adventure doesn't stop! As always, contact your teacher if you have any questions about the online or packet learning opportunities. 

April 1st: BRCS Campus to Remain Closed until 4/30

Governor Polis signed Executive Order D2020 021 ordering all Colorado Schools to extend the suspension of normal in-person instruction until April 30, 2020. 


In the meantime, BRCS will continue to provide off campus learning opportunities to our students. As always, contact your student's teacher if you have having any difficulties with the off-campus content. Stay safe and be well, BRCS!

March 19th: BRCS Campus to Remain Closed until 4/17

Last night, Governor Polis signed Executive Order D2020 007 ordering all Colorado Schools to suspend normal in-person instruction from March 23, 2020 to April 17, 2020. 


BRCS Staff has been working hard all week to prepare for this eventuality, and learning plans are quickly coming together to ensure that every Battle Rock Student has access to quality learning opportunities while off-campus for the upcoming weeks. Please check out the daily BRCS newsletters linked below and on our families page if you haven't already and, as always, reach out to your student's teacher if you have any comments, questions, or feedback. More updates to follow and be well!

March 14th: BRCS to Extend Spring Break 3/16 - 3/27

Following the guidance of RE-1, our authorizing district, Battle Rock will extend spring break from 3/16 - 3/27. Staff will be communicating with families through Remind, Facebook, and the emailed Battle Rock Newsletter. Further updates to follow.

March 14th: RE-1 to Extend Spring Break 3/16 - 3/27

On March 14th, Montezuma Cortez RE-1 School District School Board of Education and Superintendent in consultation with Montezuma County Public Health Department issued the following statement:


As many of you know, school districts around the country and state are making the difficult decision to close school for an extended spring break in response to the threat posed by the COVID-19 virus. Governor Polis has not yet directed a statewide closure in Colorado. However, the RE-1 Superintendent and school board, in consultation with the Montezuma County Public Health Department, made the decision today to extend spring break and close all schools from March 16th to March 27th, 2020. During that time, essential personnel will receive enhanced training to do the important disinfecting that needs to be done to ensure the buildings are ready for students to return. We will be monitoring this situation daily, at a minimum, and will share any updates or changes to this plan as they become available.


Montezuma County Public Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are the best resources for current information about the Coronavirus, and as of the time of this statement, there are no confirmed cases in Montezuma County..


Montezuma-Cortez District leadership will work with Montezuma County Public Health on an ongoing basis to re-evaluate the situation and share any updates about changes as they become available. These updates will be posted on our websites and social media and important information will be communicated directly to parents and staff. Staff and parents will also receive additional communication from Superintendent Haukeness with more information how this extended spring break will impact staff and what supports may be available for families. 


We are committed to working together with our community members to protect our friends and neighbors who may be most at risk due to this illness We are also committed to taking steps as a school district to support our staff, students, and families' health and safety. As a community, we have always taken care of each other in challenging times and this virus provides an opportunity for us to continue that tradition by following state and local directives and taking personal and community steps to limit the impact of this virus. 



RESOURCES

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COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

Find up to date information on the Coronavirus in the State of Colorado.

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CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

Find up to date information on the Coronavirus in the US.

World Health Organization Logo

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PROVENTION

FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

Find up to date information on the Coronovirus around the world.

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FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

Help your child make sense of what they are hearing.

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FROM THE CDC: WHAT TO DO WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED

FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

FROM THE CDC: WHAT TO DO WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED

From CDC: Closing schools is one of the most powerful ways we  have to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect people at higher risk  from getting very sick or dying. We encourage parents and guardians to  understand the situation and do their part to protect these people, too.

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SOUTHWEST HEALTH SYSTEM

FROM THE CDC: TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

FROM THE CDC: WHAT TO DO WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED

Information on how to stay safe and what to do if you are experiencing symptoms.

Understanding "Flatten the Curve"

Unsure of why we are staying home even though no one you know is sick? This video does a really good job of visualizing and explaining exponential growth and why that means we need to stay home to keep everyone safe.

BRCS ONLINE LEARNING RESOURCES

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REFLEX MATH

SPLASH MATH (K-2)

LEXIA CORE 5

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LEXIA CORE 5

SPLASH MATH (K-2)

LEXIA CORE 5

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SPLASH MATH (K-2)

SPLASH MATH (K-2)

SPLASH MATH (K-2)

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READING A-Z (K-2)

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

SPLASH MATH (K-2)

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ZEARN

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/15

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/17

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/18

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/16

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/18

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/19

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/19

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/18

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BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/20

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/19

BATTLE ROCK NEWSLETTER - 3/20

Executive Order from Governor Polis