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Reopening Family Questionnaire

Greetings Seaford BlueJays,
The Seaford School District is prepared to educate our students with the same high standard we all expect, whether that is done in our physical buildings, or at home through distance learning. BlueJays take care of one another!
For the coming school year each student will be loaned a district owned Chromebook to use for on-line instruction. Students will be held accountable for active engagement during on-line instruction days. Student attendance will also be taken during the on-line sessions. Our district teaching staff will also engage in professional development to ensure they are ready to deliver this type of instruction to our students.
We are launching a questionnaire that is asking which option you prefer for your child(ren). We believe that our students learn best when they can be engaged in the classroom through in-person instruction. However, we know that we must have options available for safety considerations.
Communicate your honest thoughts by participating in our questionnaire located at this link: https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/tAC6Hv as soon as possible and no later than Friday, August 7th.
These questionnaires are very important for the district. The data obtained from the questionnaires will help us determine bus routes as well as class assignments. Families will decide for how their child will be educated for the first marking period.
We want you to have a voice in this process. We ask each of you to please take the family survey for each of your individual students on the reopening of schools.
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Reopening Communication for the 2020-21 School Year from Dr. Miklus

Next week the Governor will release his final recommendation for how schools will be opened this Fall. I wanted to take this time to let our families know the planning that has been taken place in our district this summer. Reopening committees were formed that included administrators, teachers, support staff, and parents. These committees worked to design plans so we can re-open schools in a safe manner. Currently our district is finalizing plans for a “Hybrid Model” which means students would have a mix of face to face instruction as well as on-line instruction in their home. We are also developing our plan for 100% on-line instruction. At this point the district is anticipating a Hybrid start for the school year.

For the coming school year each student will be loaned a district owned Chromebook to use for on-line instruction. Students will be held accountable for active engagement during on-line instruction days. Student attendance will also be taken during the on-line sessions. Our district teaching staff will engage in professional development to ensure they are ready to deliver this type of instruction to our students.

Questionnaires:
Starting tomorrow questionnaires will be available for all families to complete. You will be able to locate these surveys on our district and school webpages. These questionnaires are very important for the district. The data obtained from the questionnaires will help us determine bus routes as well as class assignments. The due date to complete this questionnaire will be August, 7, 2020. Please note that parents will be making a decision for how their child will be educated for the first marking period. Another questionnaire will be administered mid way through the first marking period so we can plan for the 2nd marking period.

Dr. Corey Miklus, Superintendent of the Seaford School District
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Historical Marker Placed at SMS for its time as SHS

In conjunction with Delaware Public Archives and Representative Short's Office a historical marker was placed at Seaford Middle School today recognizing the school for its time as Seaford High School. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, no formal dedication ceremony was able to be held. A formal dedication is being planned for the Spring of 2021.
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SSD Board of Education Meeting

The Seaford School District Board of Education Reorganization Meeting will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 beginning at 6:00 PM. The Board of Education Reorganizational Meeting will be held on July 20, 2020 beginning promptly at 6:00PM. You may attend virtually via Zoom with the following information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73243167816?pwd=UEJ1elE1blFnWFp2c0lxNzF1TGlmdz09
Meeting ID: 732 4316 7816
Passcode: 6fdXXV

Executive session will follow the regular meeting if necessary.
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Update from the Seaford School District on the 2020-21 School Year

The Seaford School District is currently working on plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Please know that the districts plans will focus on the safety of our staff and students.

The district has formed three internal work groups which have been working on our reopening plans. The groups are Academics & Equity, Health & Wellness, and Operations & Services. Each group has been tasked with planning for three different return to school scenarios. Those scenarios are:
• Face to Face Instruction (Traditional)
• Hybrid Instruction (Part time Face to Face and part time Remote)
• 100% Remote Instruction
Throughout the last several months, we have closely monitored the COVID19 cases in our community and throughout the state. Similarly, our reopening plans are dependent on the amount of “community spread” in our area and throughout the state. Depending on the amount of “community spread”, the district will determine how instruction will be provided -- Face to Face, Hybrid, or Remote.

We will continue to monitor the amount of “community spread” throughout the summer to determine which plan we will use to reopen our schools. Additionally, we will work collaboratively with the Governor’s Office and the Delaware Department of Education to finalize plans in the near future.
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Food Truck Food Service Canceled for July 10th

Due to the weather impact from Tropical Storm Fay, the Seaford School District’s Summer Food Service Program served from the food trucks will NOT operate today, Friday, July 10, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The Summer Food Service Program will resume again next week serving meals on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Everyone please stay safe.
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Depatman Edikasyon Delaware ap fè patenarya ak Bloosurf pou bay asistans ak entènèt abòdab

Depatman Edikasyon Delaware ap fè patenarya ak Bloosurf pou bay asistans ak entènèt abòdab. DOE pral kouvri pri pou apeprè 3.500 fanmi pou enstalasyon estanda ak twa mwa sèvis entènèt.
Ou ka kalifye pou asistans si ou gen yon elèv ki ale nan Seaford School District, w ap viv nan yon zòn kote Bloosurf ki disponib, ou pa yon kliyan Bloosurf ki deja egziste, epi ou kalifye pou yon pwogram asistans piblik.
Pwogram asistans piblik yo gen ladan MEDICAID, asistans lojman piblik, SNAP, TANF, Revni Sekirite Siplemantè, Pwogram Nasyonal Repa nan Lekòl / Head Start, Pwogram Asistans Enèji Lakay Ba, ak WIC.
Nou pral kenbe tou yon evènman an pèsòn pou ofri asistans avèk aplikasyon an. Evènman sa a pral Lendi 13 jiyè ant 3 ak 6 pm nan sal biwo Seaford School District Office.
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El Departamento de Educación de Delaware se está asociando con Bloosurf para proporcionar asistencia con internet asequible

El Departamento de Educación de Delaware se está asociando con Bloosurf para proporcionar asistencia con internet asequible. El DOE cubrirá el costo de aproximadamente 3,500 familias para la instalación estándar y tres meses de servicio de internet.
Puede calificar para asistencia si tiene un estudiante que asiste al Distrito Escolar de Seaford, vive en un área donde Bloosurf está disponible, no es un cliente existente de Bloosurf y es elegible para un programa de asistencia pública.
Los programas de asistencia pública incluyen MEDICAID, asistencia de vivienda pública, SNAP, TANF, Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementario, Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares / Head Start, Programa de Asistencia de Energía para Hogares de Bajos Ingresos y WIC.
También realizaremos un evento en persona para ofrecer asistencia con la aplicación. Ese evento será el lunes 13 de julio de 3 a 6 PM en la sala de juntas de la Oficina del Distrito Escolar de Seaford.
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