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GES News 11/19/21

Greetings Families! We are looking forward to having all of our classrooms back from quarantine next week, and we want to thank families of the two classes affected by the quarantine for their flexibility during this time! Next week we will have another extended time away from school. For those traveling, we wish you safety. For all, we wish you good health! Thank you for continuing to be mindful of Covid safe practices. It can get very tricky when gathering with extended family. Hopefully, the grid provided by Public Health in the section below will be a helpful tool. As in the past, if in doubt, wear a mask. If you are feeling ill, kindly stay home.

Public Health Update


We've received a number of questions regarding Covid safety during the upcoming holiday season. The Minnesota Department of Health released an easy to use grid this week that may answer many of your questions.


You can access this at: (You will need to scroll about half way down the page.)

https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/testsites/index.html#notest


Important Dates & Events

  • "PEEK IN THE MOUTH" DENTAL SCREENINGS - TENTATIVELY RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10TH. Information HERE.

  • NO SCHOOL - NOVEMBER 24-26 THANKSGIVING BREAK

  • NOVEMBER 30TH - END OF FIRST MARKING PERIOD

  • DECEMBER 7, 9 & 15 - GOAL SETTING CONFERENCES Watch for a SignUpGenius soon.

  • DECEMBER 17TH - LAST DAY BEFORE WINTER BREAK

  • NO SCHOOL - 12/20 thru 12/31 WINTER BREAK

  • JANUARY 3RD - SCHOOL RESUMES

  • YOUTH BASKETBALL! - K-3 & Girls 4/5

  • 4TH-6TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL - Registration Form (Change in Start Time to 3:15pm M & Th)

  • LUTSEN JR ALPINE SKI TEAM - INFO

  • MOBILE FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM: AEOA FOOD DISTRIBUTION FOR NOV & DEC - Info HERE

Great Lunch

Update from Great Lunch: All student EZ Lunch accounts have been reviewed and updated based on the current Free and Reduced Lunch list provided by GES. Please log into your student’s account(s) to see if their status has changed.


Laura and Lily had a great first week! Thank you to Laura and Lily for all of your hard work and thank you to Jennifer for being so amazingly helpful through the transition!


If you have questions, comments, or concerns about your student’s EZ Lunch account, please email great.lunch@greatexpectationsschool.com Thank you for your continued support!


Sincerely,

The Great Lunch Board

Beth Kennedy

Judi Barsness

Johanna Larson

Jelena McAleer

Andrea Orest

Martha Williams

Carrie Jansen


As always, please call the office if you have any questions on school-related items. We are happy to assist you!

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