FMS: All Students Switch to Remote Learning November 30, 2020

FMS will continue to serve free breakfast, lunch and snacks to all children ages 1-18 at curbside locations through November 20. On Friday, November 20, FMS will offer 7-day meal packets for families to utilize through the week of November 23-27 from 3-4:30 at four locations - Central Kitchen, Bluffview Elementary, Tibbetts Middle School and Piedra Vista High School. On Monday, November 30, free meals will continue to be served at the FMS curbside locations and select delivery sites.

From Farmington Municipal Schools

Thursday,l November 12, 2020

Due to the rising numbers of confirmed Covid-19 cases and the need to quarantine staff and students, out of an abundance of caution Farmington Municipal Schools Superintendent Dr. Eugene Schmidt announced today that Prek-5th grade and K-12 Jumpstart At-School, in-person learning students will shift to remote learning on November 30 for the remainder of the first semester. All PreK-12 students currently enrolled in At-Home, online learning will continue to learn in their remote environment.


FMS plans for PreK-5th grade At-School students and all jumpstart students to return to classrooms on January 19, 2021. These plans are subject to change and postponement by the Governor’s health orders. FMS will announce official return dates for At-School middle and high
school students when approved by the New Mexico Public Education Department.

 
At-School students will be sent home with all necessary supplies and equipment needed for virtual learning, including district-provided supplies and laptops, on Friday, November 20. Schools will arrange for supply and equipment pick up for any student(s) who are not attending
school the week of November 16-20.


FMS will continue to serve free breakfast, lunch and snacks to all children ages 1-18 at curbside locations through November 20. On Friday, November 20, FMS will offer 7-day meal packets for families to utilize through the week of November 23-27 from 3-4:30 at four locations - Central
Kitchen, Bluffview Elementary, Tibbetts Middle School and Piedra Vista High School. On Monday, November 30, free meals will continue to be served at the FMS curbside locations and select delivery sites. Changes or updates to curbside locations or delivery spots will be
announced to parents via email, the district website and the district Facebook page.

More from COVID-19/Coronavirus

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    The Department of Health on Monday also reported 149 new cases and no additional deaths in San Juan County, New Mexico related to COVID-19.

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 15,236 (+197), 631 Deaths (+0)

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  • Navajo Nation Announces 3-week Stay-At-Home Order

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    “The Governor’s recent order does not address higher education institutions, so for now the College will proceed with classes as scheduled,” says San Juan College President Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass. “We encourage everyone to please continue to adhere to COVID safe practices.”

  • NM Shuts Down: Gov. Unveils Strict COVID-19 Rules Nov. 16-30

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  • San Juan County Public Health Order Changes

    In response to the Public Health Order issued on November 11, 2020, San Juan County is moving to  limited essential services, across all county departments. County Staff will maintain essential county services, while observing COVID Safe Practices in the workplace, and county buildings will remain closed to the public.

  • Farmington Closures/Changes as of Nov. 16, 2020

    The City of Farmington continues to monitor the coronavirus situation and will provide updates as they become available. 

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