March 18, 2020
GOOD EVENING
Food service information now has a permanent home at the bottom of this email.
NOTE RE FOOD SERVICE THU & FRI: There is forecasted inclement weather starting Thursday, March 18 and continuing to Friday, March 19. Students and families may pick up double meals on Thursday, March 18, in anticipation of possibly having to close sites on Friday. More information on possible Friday closures will be provided tomorrow.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We have been collecting frequently asked questions and providing responses to as many as possible on our website. Some common ones this week:
  • Where can I donate to Jeffco families in need during this time? How can I help?
  • Is support available if I have technical difficulties during remote learning time? 
Learn the answers to these questions - and more - by visiting our FAQ page .
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AND SUPPORTS
This new adventure can be challenging for everyone. We have provided resources and supports on this webpage for our families, staff, and community to help navigate the days spent at home. Visit this page for How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus, Coping with Stress, Parenting with Resilience During Challenging Times, links to many community support organizations, and more.
A TIP FROM OUR ED TECH DEPARTMENT
Here are some digital tools most frequently used in classrooms, and likely while your student is learning remotely. Each tool includes instructions to get started, ideas for students use, and resources for parents.
DON'T FORGET TO SHOW US YOUR REMOTE LEARNING ON SOCIAL MEDIA!
Use #JEFFCOLEARNS
Share your remote learning story and photos on social media and use hashtag #JeffcoLearns! We would love to repost your experiences! Tag us on FB, Twitter, and Insta: @jeffcoschoolsco (links to our channels at the bottom of this email). We can't wait to see you!
WANT TO HELP? JEFFCO SCHOOLS FOUNDATION HAS DESIGNATED FUND FOR JEFFCO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The Foundation accepts financial support to secure resources to ensure every student has the tools they need to access learning from their home. To donate, visit this website . Questions? Contact Jeffco Schools Foundation Executive Director Angela Baber angela.baber@jeffco.k12.co.us or 720-272-0285
FOOD SERVICE LOCATIONS
Grab and Go Meals
Anyone 18 and younger
Through Friday, March 27
Breakfast 8 - 9am
Lunch 11:30a - 12:30p
Arvada K-8
Alameda High
Colorow Elementary
Edgewater Elementary
Foothills Elementary
Lasley Elementary
Parr Elementary
Wayne Carle Middle
Welchester Elementary
West Jefferson Elementary
Wheat Ridge High
You no longer need to bring each person you need a meal for to the pickup site; you do not need to bring your children. Please do not come if you are sick. In case of severe weather, locations will not operate.