February 12

February 12

Thank you for your patience and flexibility over the past weeks in dealing with the delays and cancellations that come with winter weather in  Ohio.  We are looking ahead with optimism and are excited to give you  some advance notice of upcoming dates for planning.   Your understanding is appreciated in that these dates may be subject to factors outside our control.   

We are pleased to welcome back our PK-4th grade students returning five days per week to full-time, in-person education beginning Tuesday, February 16.  

A Remote Learning Day is being planned for all schools on Wednesday, February 24, to accommodate the distribution of the COVID 19 vaccine to Jonathan Alder Schools staff.  Reminders and specific details for Remote Learning will be sent by your building principal and classroom teachers.  

In addition, we are planning Thursday, February 25, for students in grades 9-12 attending Jonathan Alder High School to return five days per week to full-time, In-person education.  

Based on the positive trends that we are seeing in the county and our district we are working to accelerate our 5-8 grade students' return to full time instruction.  The County Health Department  has agreed to evaluate the current operating guidelines specific to social distancing in our schools  and these restrictions may be stepped back effective March 1.  As a result, we are planning on our students in grades 5-8 at Canaan Middle School and Jonathan Alder Junior High returning five days per week to full-time, In-person education on Thursday, March 4.

We will continue to  provide updates and reminders through district and building level websites, social media, emails and principal newsletters. 


Thank you for your continued flexibility and support.   

All of our plans are subject to change based on evolving conditions, data about the status of the pandemic, and updates, guidance and orders received from public health and government officials.  
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