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Sturgeon R-V hopes for summer school

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 5:21 am

“We are adhering to social distancing protocols,” said R-V Superintendent Geoff Neill, his voice crackling over at least one phone line, as the R-V School Board held its virtual board meeting the evening of April 9.

Sturgeon High School Principal Jennifer Campbell, right, signing over a Chromebook computer to a R-V parent.

They heard principals’ reports from Jennifer Campbell, SHS principal and Amanda White, K-8 principal.

Besides voting not to increase school lunch prices, not to reduce faculty stipends for the fourth quarter, and raise to non-resident tuition, they discussed instruction, grades and events.

White said during the county-mandated furlough her staff had served 643 breakfasts and 643 lunches as of April 5.

“With summer school, there are a lot of big questions about what we can do moving forward,” said curriculum and instruction director Jeff Carr. “It could be moved into the mid-summer, such as a July summer school.” One question, Carr said, would be if parents would be comfortable sending their children to summer school so soon after the COVID-19 situation.

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