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PreK-4 (Lower Campus) Distance Learning Family Update Week of May 11-15, 2020

Principal Message from Mr. B. 

Greetings Families!

 

With the Governor’s executive order to close all school sites for the rest of the school year to limit the spread of COVID-19, there are many personal items left in our buildings.

 

Saint Paul Public Schools has developed a plan to return student’s personal belongings that were left at school before the closure in a streamlined manner while following social distancing guidelines. 

 

Student belongings that were left in lockers, cubbies, desks, as well as medications and supplies left in the Health Office, will be cleaned out by staff, bagged, labeled and assembled for pickup. No students or families will be allowed in school buildings to retrieve personal items.

 

Below is the following schedule for pickup at Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4. If parents are not able to make their scheduled date, please call Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4 at 651-293-8675 and leave a message. Our staff will return your call as soon as possible.

 

Date

Time 

Students whose last name begins with 

Monday May 18

9:00AM - 3:00PM

A - O

Tuesday May 19 

9:00AM - 3:00PM

P - U

Wednesday May 20

9:00AM - 3:00PM

V - Z

Thursday May 21

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Make up day for families who were not able to pick up earlier in the week. 

 

We will have a station along Mendota St. between Ivy and Hyacinth.  You should drive your car southbound on Mendota and stop right before the Farnsworth parking lot.  Please see the attached map below for specific details. I ask that families stay in their vehicle, follow the signs for how to receive your student’s personal items.  

 

Farnsworth Pickup  

 

If you walk up to Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4, please look for signs and a check-in table. Please follow social distancing guidelines, by allowing at least six feet of space between others when waiting in line.

 

I appreciate your patience and understanding over the last couple of months. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call me at 651-293-8675 or email me at john.bjoraker@spps.org.

 

Thank you for supporting your child, and Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4.

 

Be well. Be safe. We see you, we support you, and we are with you!

 

John Bjoraker

Principal, Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4

 

May FSO Meeting

The May FSO Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, May 11 at 4 p.m.  The meeting discussion will be on pins, budgets for next year, updates from schools,  yearbooks.  Here are the details for others to attend if they would like. 

 

Topic: May FSO Meeting

Time: May 11, 2020 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77205149895?pwd=UEVISldVQzVEdEZTcFZ1WktFRDY5dz09

 Meeting ID: 772 0514 9895

Password: FSO

 

Farnsworth PreK-4 Meal Service

We will continue weekly home meal delivery to SPPS families who are in need of food for their children. Meals are only for kids ages 18 and under, or those with a disability enrolled in a school program.

 

For families that qualify for free or reduced lunch: You will automatically receive your first delivery and can confirm with the delivery driver if you would like to continue receiving meals through home delivery. You can also confirm online here. Students who are enrolled in a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program will also receive their first delivery automatically.

 

Need help from Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-4?

If you need to get in contact with a school staff member there are two ways to do so:

  • Call our main number, 651-293-8675 and leave a message. We have staff members checking the voicemail regularly to pass messages along or
  • Fill out the following  HELP FORM for families.  Please be as complete and detailed as possible. One of our staff members will respond to support you.  HELP FORM

 

Yearbook Update

I want to share with you that the production of our yearbook is going to be delayed.  The company we work with has changed its practices to align with the Governor’s Executive Orders.  Once we have a confirmed delivery date, we will let you know the process to purchase and receive your yearbooks.

 

Translating Materials

If you need school materials, resources, or information translated please contact our school by calling 651-293-8675 or emailing the following staff members:

John Bjoraker-  john.bjoraker@spps.org

Pa Xiong-  panadine.xiong@spps.org 

 

Have a great week!

 

John Bjoraker