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MESSAGES FROM DISTRICT LEADERS

There are no new messages from district leaders this week.

Many Firsts Are Coming Our Way
07/31/2020
When I told my almost 80 year old mom that I was selected as the next superintendent of South Washington County Schools, she said “Oh Julie Ann, are you crazy?”
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ACTION ITEMS

There are no action items this week.

Start of 2020-21 School Year
SoWashCo School Board Chooses Hybrid Learning Model for 2020-21 School Year
08/14/2020
During a school board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 13, members voted 6-1 to approve a resolution that starts the school year in a hybrid model for all grade levels.
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Fall 2020 Staff Portal
Fall 2020 Updates
08/11/2020
The latest updates for the 2020-2021 school year that staff need to know
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GOOD TO KNOW

Julie Nielsen Appointed SoWashCo Superintendent
Julie Nielsen Appointed as the Next Superintendent for South Washington County Schools
08/14/2020
Assistant Superintendent Julie Nielsen has been named as the next superintendent for South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo) beginning Sept. 2.
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2020-21 School-Year Calendar Adjustments
Adjustments to the 2020-21 School-Year Calendar
08/14/2020
The School Board approved adjustments to the 2020-21 calendar.
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Face Covering
School Board Passes Mask Policy
08/14/2020
The School Board passed a policy on Thursday, Aug. 13 requiring employees, students and visitors to wear a face covering inside district buildings and in outdoor areas where a physical distance of six feet cannot be maintained between people.
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Health Partners
New Health Insurance Carrier Approved
08/14/2020
SoWashCo selects Health Partners for district health insurance beginning in 2021.
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A Device for Every Student
A Device for Every Student
08/14/2020
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo) will provide a mobile device to all enrolled students for the 2020-21 school year.
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SmartSchoolK12
South Washington County Schools Launches a New Payment Processing System
08/12/2020
South Washington County Schools has launched a new payment system called SmarkSchoolK12.
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Fall Planning
State Announces Safe Learning Plan for Schools
07/30/2020
On Thursday, July 30, Governor Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) set thresholds for schools to reopen safely. The state’s fall school plan is based on a formula that uses COVID-19 infection rates over 14 days in our county (Washington County) as a deciding factor.
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Computer
Infinite Campus Outage Scheduled for Aug. 11
Please be aware there will be a scheduled Infinite Campus outage to replace the Student Information software system (SIS) between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11.
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District Logo
Print Requests Available Online
The print shop will be accepting printing requests online at webprint.sowashco.org. It is available five days a week beginning Wednesday, Aug. 5.
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STAFF SHOUTOUTS

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Staff Shoutout
Staff Shoutout: Darbie Johnson and Todd Feustel
08/10/2020
Highlighting Darbie Johnson and Todd Feustel for going above and beyond for our students, staff or in the community
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Staff Shoutout
Staff Shoutout: Kristen Bellus-Penz
Highlighting Kristen Bellus-Penz for going above and beyond for our students, staff or in the community
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