Safe Return Plan Board Approved 8/13/2021
Our starting date is just around the corner and our staff is excited to start working with your children. I am attaching a Safe Return Update letter, our recently approved Safe Return Plan and the Safe Return Plan Summary. The letter is a . . .
Safe Return to Learn Plan
Please see the following links for the most recent Safe Return to Learn Plan information. 21-22 Return to Learn Summary Plan: Board Approved 8/11/21 Safe Return Plan 2021-2022: Board Approved 8/11/21
Safe Return Plan Update 8/6/2021
Dear River Bend Families, I am providing an update based on Gov. Pritzker's announcement yesterday. The executive order by the Gov. truly puts the district at a liability and financial risk if we do not follow the . . .
River Bend Fall 2021-22 Safe Return Plan Drafts
River Bend Families, Thank you for your patience and input over the last several weeks as the District gathered information about a safe return plan. I am attaching two documents that outline our plan. One document is a one . . .
River Bend COVID Update - 3/23/2021
Dear River Bend Families, I wanted to provide an update following the March 9, 2021 IDPH/ISBE school activities revision. The two state agencies came out with new guidance that will impact our current Covid . . .
Post Holiday Return to Learn Update 12/10/2020
River Bend Families, Thank you for your patience and hard work during the Thanksgiving holiday, your efforts to minimize the spread of Covid have paid off. I wanted to provide a quick update as we . . .
Post Thanksgiving Return to Learn Update 11/20/2020
River Bend Families, After very careful consideration and planning, the attached document outlines the District's slight change of plans for the week following the Thanksgiving Break. We wish . . .
COVID-19 District Data
Many have asked what the District’s plan is in response to the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in our region. As of today, Thursday, November 19, Whiteside County currently has a 25% positivity . . .
Color by Coding
Turkey Color by Coding Cat in a Pumpkin Color by Coding Color by Coding Volume 1 Happy New Year Color by Coding Valentine Color by Coding Earth Day Color by Coding Candy Cane Coding . . .
Return to Learning Update 11-16-20
River Bend Families, As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope you can safely enjoy your time with family. I am attaching a short return to learn update, as well as a Mercy One survey document, a Schmaling . . .
Return to Learn Update: 10/26/2020
River Bend Families, With the recent downgrade in Covid Region 1, I wanted to provide an update. Schools are exempt from the additional restrictions. However, we will continue to work very diligently, to keep our spaces clean, continue . . .
U.S. Department of Education Releases Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide
The U.S. Department of Education released a new Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide . Below is a copy of the press release. . . .
Return to Learn Update: October 9, 2020
Expanding On-Site Learning and Parent/ Teacher Conferences
River Bend Learning Update: Sept. 20, 2020
Dear River Bend Families, I am attaching a letter that provides an update on the District's plans to expand on-site learning. As we continue to expand on-site learning please keep in mind the delicate balance we . . .
River Bend Learning Update: Sept. 10, 2020
River Bend Families, As you were notified last week by Dr. Hogue, beginning on Monday, September 14th and subsequent Mondays in September, students will be live remotely with teachers for the day. This . . .
On-Site Return to Learn Update, Food Service Update, plus a letter from the Whiteside County Health Dept.!
Whiteside County Health Department COVID Release
Storm Damage, Opening Day, and other updates
River Bend Families and Staff, The communities and families in our school district have seen significant damage from Monday's storm. For many of . . .
Face Covering Policy - July 30. 2020
Face Covering Policy
Letter to Families
Dear River Bend Families, We greatly appreciate the response rates to the survey sent last week. To keep families updated, I wanted to send . . .
River Bend Return to Learn Early Update
Dear River Bend Families, We greatly appreciate your patience as the District is putting together our Return To Learning Plan for the fall. I am sharing a document that begins to address how we might return . . .
Remote Learning Grading Q & A
River Bend Families, Each day I speak with our staff in some manner and we often talk about how much we miss our students and families. Thank you for being patient and persistent during our remote . . .
ISBE Keep Learning River Bend Clever Portal - Links & Resources for Students Steamer Learning Lab Facebook Group Daily Schedule & Activity Ideas Complete List of Free Educational Activities How to . . .