We are in unusually challenging times. Although Arizona has shown low rates of incidents of COVID-19, the national news and headlines and worries about growth of COVID-19 infection are impacting all of us. Student and staff safety is of the utmost importance to us.
As you may now have heard, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, have issued a mandate for schools to close from March 16th through March 27th and just today President Trump made an announcement recommending congregations over the next two weeks to 10 or less people. This letter addresses this and many more items.
Our entire district and school leadership team has been working together in concerted effort to ensure the safety of our team and within safe parameters to develop plans to fulfill our academic and other promises to our families. This letter is an attempt to address the many questions you all may have at this time. If by any chance I have missed any questions, please reach out to your school site principal with specific questions that we will address as a district in a follow-up communication. Our commitment to you is to continue to work our hardest to help assist you through these times and ensure that
Reaching Out for Help / Breakfast & Lunch Program / Child Care
Implications of Mandated Closures on School Year and Predictions for This Year
While we are supportive of any efforts to keep students safe, we are at the same time concerned for families regarding child care. We know that this is a major obstacle for many of you who have to make decisions between work and being home with your children.
Thank you for all you do parents to make everything at AMS possible. Our promise is to support you and do everything we can in the coming time ahead to ensure families feel supported and safe.
For more information visit the Arizona Department of Health Services Website.