A Winning Start Guide was created to provide our students, teachers, and parents with information they need to maneuver through this pandemic for this school year.
In St. Helena, we made the choice to enter into "A Brave New Space". This is our theme moving forward because it speaks to the possibilities this COVID-19 pandemic has created, rather than the negatives. We have the opportunity to create a new space for children that embrace their differences, support their real needs, and acknowledge their gifts and talents.
For years, we have worked to improve the academic success of our students by increasing classroom resources, implementing meaningful professional development for our teachers, aligning our curriculum with state assessments, and creating conducive learning environments. Our teachers and staff are working diligently to ensure equitable access to technology and internet services. Federal ESSER funds are being used to implement these academic programs needed to address academic gaps created by the pandemic.
In this space, we will also ensure the safety and health of our students by focusing on our Seven Layers of Protection:
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