Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe

Monday Minute for May 25, 2020


Finish Strong---When our weather starts getting warmer and with the longer amounts of daytime hours, it can be easy to get off track during distance learning.  Just a reminder to keep working hard.  If you need support in any way, please contact the school.  There are many people listed in this newsletter ready to help if it is needed.  Keep going and finish strong!


Summer SACC—Families that have used the SACC program in the past, please watch your email about Summer SACC information.  This information will come from Jenn Kuehn.


End of the Year Collection—Devices and other materials will be collected on June 2.  A separate letter will come home about the details.  For grades K-3 the time will be from 9am-1pm.  Fourth graders can drop theirs off during graduation drive through which starts at 2pm.  The location will be the drop off area on the west side of Reede Gray.  If you need a device for the summer, please log into Skyward Family Access and fill out the form there.  Students who attend Essentail Child Care on that day will have their device collected after the morning meeting that day and turned in.


Last Day of School—The last day of school for students is June 3.  On that day there will be a morning meeting for attendance but there not be any additional work.  It is important to log in if possible to gain attendance for that day.  Device collection will begin after the morning meetings are finished.


Support—Are you in need of support at home.  Please check out the support link Support Slide Show for contact information or ideas to help students with distance learning.  Ms. Jackie also has some videos of stories she has read and would like to share.  Follow this link to view the videos.


Homework Help During Distance Learning—Our homework help staff are available through Zoom or Google Meet to hold a 1-on-1 conference to answer individual questions.  If the staff member is unable to answer your student’s questions, they will forward the information to your student’s teacher for them to contact for assistance.  Homework Help Room Hours are 8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Please reach out to Kayla Pohlen at Pete Nez at or Dorothy Neis at


Helpdesk—If you experience technical difficulties during the distance learning period, there are a few things you can try to resolve the issue yourself: - Refresh your webpage - Sign out, close down your browser and retry.  Most issues will be solved in short time, do not stress over it.  We are here to help.   The technology help desk is now open to the public! If you are having issues with your school device, platforms (Seesaw, Google Meets, etc.), or are struggling to get your device to connect – reach out! Send an email to: , or call (507) 644-8385.

I hope everyone has a great week! Remember the Cardinal Code and be Respectful, be Responsible and be Safe. Reede Gray What Do You Say?




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