COVID-19 Information & Resources

COVID-19 Information & Educational Resources
The East Newton school district will not be in session through April 24th.  Information on this page will be updated regularly. 



Student Meal Form - Week of March 30th





EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
*Please click on link below and select a campus
East Newton School District - Educational Resources


Parents' Guide to Google Classroom
OverDrive Digital Library

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FREE WIFI INTERNET ACCESS INFORMATION

Granby Telephone Company has graciously provided hotspots at East Newton High School (north parking lot) and at the Granby Telephone Company Parking lot.

While our buildings are still closed, these WIFI hotspot can be accessed with a phone, tablet, or laptop in the north parking lot of the high school, or in the GTC parking lot.  While accessing the internet you will still need to remain in your car maintaining social distancing.  This WIFI hotspot will still have the similar filters that the school uses to maintain internet safety.  Each student should follow the same usage rules as apply at school.  The hotspot will have the designation GTC Student Hotspot.

The hotspot will be available Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm.


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COVID-19 - Frequently Asked Questions 

Will the closure affect graduation?
As of now, the closure should not affect the commencement date. As far as what commencement looks like, we will have to wait and see the status of COVID-19 and take into account official instruction, should there be any at that time. 


Will this impact state testing?
Information regarding state testing is ever evolving at this point. Our superintendents are remaining in contact with education officials as they work through those issues at the state level. We will update when we have more information!


Will Thursday night's board meeting still be in session?
Yes, we will still have the board meeting on Thursday, March 19, 2020. 


Will athletic practices and games for this week be cancelled?
There will be no activites (practices, games, etc) during the week of March 16th. This will be re-evaluated on Friday March 20th.  


Will missed days need to be made up?
At this time we do not know. We will be in constant contact with DESE regarding make up days. 


I had an appointment with PAT for a screening. Is it cancelled?
All kindergarten and preschool screening appointments for March 16 through March 21 are cancelled. When school is back in session, please call the PAT office to reschedule your appointment.


What activities are cancelled for this week?
All District-sponsored events and extra-curriuclar activites are cancelled for the week of March 16-20.


Will the school still provide breakfast and lunch?
The school will provide breakfast and lunch to be picked up at Granby Elementary & Junior High and Triway Elementary & Junior High. There will be a form on the website that needs to be filled out or you can call central office at (417) 472-6232

Do I have to pick up meals at the school my student(s) attend? 
No, you can pick up at either location. Please indicate your pickup location when filling out the form on the district website or when you call in