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Reopening Plan set for First Day of School on August 19th

USD #343 has released the plan to provide education for students beginning on August 19th.  As outlined in the initial plan, ( USD #343 Reopening Plan ), students will start in the "yellow" or hybrid model for instruction.  This model will be in place for at least the first eight days of school or through August 28th.  Data and information from Jefferson and Douglas Counties will be re-evaluated on August . . .

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Familiar Faces in New Places at PLMS

As you walk through the halls of PLMS this year you might see some familiar faces in some new roles! Mr. Jordan Allen began his career at USD 343 in the 2013-14 school year. He has taught 5th grade, 6th grade math and science, and 7/8th grade science at PLMS. During the 2020-21 school year Mr. Allen will take on the 7/8th grade mathematics courses.  Lynn Boyd joined us last semester at PLMS as a paraprofessional . . .

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USD #343 To Delay The Start of School Year by One Week

At a special Board of Education meeting on July 27th, USD #343 Board members voted to delay the start of the 2020-21 school year by one week.  The new start date for students is now August 19th.  The additional five days will be used as professional development for teachers as they prepare for a challenging school year.  Here is the link to the updated calendar.  2020-2021 School Calendar - Updated 7-27-2020 .   . . .

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USD #343 Reopening Plan for the 2020-2021 School Year

Attached is the 2020-2021 Reopening plan.  This plan was approved by the USD #343 Board of Education at the July 27, 2020 Board Meeting.  The second link contains a video overview of the reopening plan. USD #343 Reopening Plan 2020-21 Video Overview of the Reopening Plan

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Enrollment Information ~ 2020-2021 School Year

For Fall 2020, the district will continue online enrollment but we will be using a new program, PowerSchool Enrollment Express, to collect that information. Student enrollment will be required to be completed online. PowerSchool Enrollment Express is web based and the pages are mobile friendly. You can use a smartphone or tablet to complete the process.  We will have computers available in the buildings . . .

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COVID-19 Food/Nutrition Resources

Although the U.S.D. #343 Food Service program comes to an end on May 20th, there are many food resources available for students and community members.  U.S.D. #343 has compiled food and nutrition information that is accurate as of May 19, 2020.  If you are in need or know someone who is in need, please review the information below. Food Banks/Pantry   Crossroads Cowboy Church Food Bank . . .

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