The Eagle Eye
A Focus on Well-being
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FREE FLU SHOTS

Employees with Joplin Schools insurance will be offered FREE flu shots from Freeman Health Systems. In addition, those without Joplin Schools insurance as well as district employee spouses can pay a low price of $22.76 to receive a flu shot.

We will visit ALL district locations, beginning October 15th. A schedule is still getting finalized and we will send it on email as soon as we have it.
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Mandatory Annual Notices have been posted to the website and sent on email. View HERE as well.
Today is GO LIVE for our new insurance!

View the Summary of Benefits and Coverage:

Using dental or vision insurance? Make sure to tell your provider you are with MetLife through Joplin Schools.

When will my contributions come out of my paycheck? Click here .
Calendar of Events
Access our District Calendar on our website or by clicking here for the Google calendar. Stay up to date with district events.

Don't see a district-wide event on here? Email sarahmwangi@joplinschools.org to get it added. Thanks for helping us help you know about district happenings.
SafeSchools Training
Did you know you have access to several videos inside your SafeSchools login?

Once you log in, look on the left-hand side for a 'play-like' button called "Extra Training." Click there to access a variety of categories where several videos are housed.

You can view anything from handling difficult student behaviors to educator tips for student online safety and so much more. Take a few minutes to explore.

Having difficulties? Try the Troubleshooting Tips
Cheers & Tears
Welcome to the Eagle Family
Please join us in welcoming our newest employees to the Eagle Family!

Safety Tip
Wellness Tip
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Happy Fall Y’all!

Take advantage of fall weather and activities.

Here are a few creative ideas for getting outdoors during autumn.

 Turn leaf-raking and other fall yard work into fun family activities.


Healthy Eating
Quick Chicken Minestrone
 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 cup diced yellow onion
 1 cup diagonally sliced carrot
 1 tablespoon minced garlic
 2 teaspoons unsalted tomato paste
 4 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
 1 cup water
 5/8 teaspoon kosher salt
 5 ounces uncooked alphabet or ditalini pasta (about 1 cup)
 1 cup diagonally sliced sugar snap peas
 1/4 cup chopped fresh tomato
 6 ounces skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast, shredded (about 1
1/2 cups)

How to Make It:
Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion and carrot; sauté 4 minutes. Add garlic and tomato paste; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add stock, 1 cup water, and salt; bring to a boil. Add pasta to pan; cook 5 minutes. Add snap peas, tomato, and chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes or until pasta is done.

297 Calories
5.5g fat

Employee Discounts

Don't forget to use Employee Discounts while shopping locally - you can find those here:   Employee Discounts .
The Eagle Eye: A Focus on Well-being is a monthly e-newsletter where you will find news, updates, reminders, wellness challenges, celebrations, etc. from the human resources department! The e-newsletter will be shared during the last week of each month. Thanks for viewing!