Weekly Announcements

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Hello Lancers!

I hope everyone had an opportunity to enjoy their Spring Break!  I also hope that everyone had the opportunity to read Dr. Fulton's message to our entire district community. If you have not, I have attached it here for your review. To access the links in his email, you will need to find his original communication from the district.

As we prepare for the coming week at SM East, I want to provide a couple of important pieces of information and context:

  1. Continuous learning will begin for students the week of March 30. This coming week (March 23), our staff will meet virtually to plan for learning.
  2. Dr. Fulton's message indicates that Thursday, March 26 will be the first day to retrieve essential items from the building. Please understand that we are required to follow the 10-person maximum.  Our primary focus on Thursday will be distribution of medication, which Mrs. Ptacek, our school nurse, will coordinate as well as an opportunity for teachers to retrieve important instructional materials in order to prepare continuing learning plans for the students. 
  3. It is important that you not show up at the school without a scheduled time frame as you will not be allowed in the building.  We are working on a schedule that will be distributed at a later time when students will be allowed to enter the building.  This time will not be social time and the intent is for student to gather their items and leave immediately.

More information regarding what continuous learning will look like will take shape in the coming week. We truly appreciate your patience and your support. As the number of COVID-19 cases in our area continues to increase, please ensure you are prioritizing your family's health and well-being.

Scott R. Sherman, Ed.D.
Principal, Shawnee Mission East High School