SVDPRS COVID-19 Updates

Update 5/4/2020

Bishop Sullivan is extending the closure of all Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Camden for the remainder of the 2019/2020 academic school year.  Remote learning will continue until the last day of school.

https://www.camdendiocese.org/closure-of-catholic-schools-for-remainder-of-the-academic-year 

Update 4/7/2020

Please see letter from Bishop Sullivan to Priests and Parishes regarding Covid-19 and the Celebration of Holy Week & Triduum:

 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G-64szhAwKP9v3Vh2uz04c6hje8OXzO3/view?usp=sharing

Update 3/26/2020

 

Bishop Sullivan is extending the closure of all Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Camden until at least April 20, 2020 which incorporates the previously scheduled break for Easter. 

https://catholicstarherald.org/continued-closure-of-diocese-of-camden-catholic-schools-due-to-covid-19/

Reminders/Updates from Miss Pirolli and the HSA

  • At-home learning will be "closed" tomorrow, Friday March 27, as a previously scheduled day off of school for teacher in-service.

  • The Drama Club performance of The Wizard of Oz has been postponed at this time. There is no future date schedule as of now.

  • The HSA Annual Golf Tournament has been rescheduled for September 13, 2020.

Private Facebook Group for SVDPRS Families

If you are not already a member, please join our private Facebook group, SVDPRS Family (https://www.facebook.com/groups/svdprs/).  The group has been a very successful way to get information out quickly as well as answer questions in the comments.  But an even better reason to join is for the "family" atmosphere.  We have been coming together to keep everyone's spirits raised through this tough time.  With sharing of fun online resources for the kids and hosting "virtual" Spirit Days like pajama day, pet appreciation day and today where we are honoring first responders and medical professionals with our Super Hero Day.  We hope you will join us too, but please remember to complete the required questions to join.

*Note: All pertinent academic related information will be posted on this website as well as the Facebook Group, so it is not mandatory to join the group.

Update 3/21/2020

School offices will be closed, effective immediately.

 

Drop-off and pickup of at-home learning materials has been discontinued at this time. We are going to have to find other ways to make this work, but gathering at the school on Tuesdays will not fall in line with proper social distancing guidelines.

 

Please wait and hear from your children's teacher this week for further direction on at-home learning assignments.

 

Classes will continue at-home learning on Monday 3/23 and at this time, likely through April.

 

There will be no at-home work on Friday 3/27. This was already a scheduled day off for students and teachers will use this day to reflect on how things have been going with at-home learning.

 

Miss Pirolli will be working from home and will have access to her email if there are any questions.

Update 3/16/2020

To all our SVDPRS Families:

We would first like to thank everyone for their patience as we all navigate through these uncharted waters together.  Tomorrow, March 16, will be a regular day off for students.  Although it will be similar to a "snow day" please remember that it has been recommended by the Department of Health that we practice "social distancing" which means we should try and limit play dates and other group activities while we are home tomorrow.

*Please note that the below may change as time goes on and lesson plans are finalized, however this is what we anticipate at this time.

At-home Learning

  • Teachers will be meeting on Monday 3/16 to finalize their lessons for at-home learning

  • Lessons will be available every morning by 8:00am

  • First lesson will be available on Tuesday 3/17 by 8:00am

  • Teachers will be in communication on Monday 3/16 via email to all parents informing them how their child’s at-home learning will commence

  • Parents will be able to come to the school on Monday 3/16 from 8:00am to 3:00pm to pickup all textbooks

  • There may be lesson packets put together as part of the at-home learning plans, which will be available for pickup by Tuesday morning 3/17

  • Students will be responsible for all their work each week and there will be weekly deadlines to turn their work in.

 

Communication

  • Teachers will be available each day from 8:00am to 2:00pm to answer questions

  • Emails after 2:00pm may be answered that day, but definitely within 24 hours

  • Miss Pirolli will be available via email as well, but all at-home learning questions should be directed to the teacher

  • Updates will be posted here and on Facebook as they become available

Office Hours

  • Monday 3/16 (textbooks only)

    • 8:00am - 3:00pm​

  • Tuesday 3/17 (textbooks and at-home learning packets)

    • 7:15am - 5:00pm​

Letter from Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan (PDF)

If you do not have internet access at home, please contact the school and speak to me as soon as possible.

Please continue to follow this page as well as our Facebook page and Facebook group for updates as they become available.

Thank you and God Bless,

Miss Pirolli

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