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  • Updated A-B Day Calendar

    This updated calendar below was approved by the Board of Trustees to have an alternating A-B schedule for the remainder of the first semester. It might be looked at again, at the November Board Meeting, for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

    Download the calendar here.


    Back to School Plan

    Back to School Plan

    Please see the attached document which will guide school operations for the coming year. The reopening guidelines represent work and input from national and state frameworks, district staff, community members and public health.
    Back to School at a glance


    When Should I Stay Home?

    When should I stay home?

    The district leadership has created a graphic to help parents determine when they should consider keeping their children home and when they should consider having them return to school. Both English and Spanish versions of the charts are available for downloading below.


    Suicide Prevention Resources
    Law Enforcement

    Call 911 for an immediate emergency

    Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Contact the Hotline if you or someone you know is in crisis or emotional distress. The Hotline is available 24/7, TEXT support is available Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM to Midnight, but CHAT support is currently unavailable due to COVID-19.

    1-208-398-4357

    1-208-398-HELP

    Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    If you are thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. It is available to everyone, is free, and is confidential.

    1-800-273-8255

    1-800-273-TALK

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Talk to Someone Now

    Student CONNECT Program

    Connect is a resource to help address a broad range of personal difficulties that may be causing distress. This benefit is free to any Cassia student grades K-12.

    1-800-926-9619

    Cassia County School District: CONNECT Program


    Mini-Cassia Food Pantry & Distribution Sites

    Here is a list of food pantry and food distribution sites in the Mini-Cassia area that are partnered with The Idaho Foodbank.


    Emergency School Closure Food Plan

    The district is providing free meals for children 18 and under. Please follow this link for more information.


    Free Online Reading Materials

    The closure of our school libraries has made it difficult for students to access enough books, specifically fiction. The District Librarian has created a blog to provide information on free online reading materials.

    Access the blog here: https://www.cassiaschools.org/Page/6638

     


    The Right Way to Wash Your Hands

    Frequent hand-washing can keep you from getting sick from viral and bacterial infections, including the coronavirus. Following these simple tips will help you eliminate germs.

    Watch The Video

     


     

    It's OK to say I need help. Contact Blomquist Hale Student Assistance for help. 800-926-9619

    It's OK to say I need help. Contact Blomquist Hale Student Assistance for help. 800-926-9619
     
     

     

     


    Rebuilding America's pool of construction workers

    When the 2008 recession hit homeowners - and homebuilders - hard, more than 1.5 million residential construction workers left the industry. Fewer than half of those jobs have since been recovered, and few young people are looking to careers in construction, plumbing, welding, and other skilled trades. Mark Strassmann looks at the shortage of skilled labor (desperately needed to build or repair housing in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria) and talks with "This Old House" veteran Norm Abram and Mike Rowe, former host of the series "Dirty Jobs," about reconstituting America's blue-collar work ethic.

    Click here to watch Rebuilding America's pool of construction workers


    Students are busy preparing their senior projects; which are phenomenal!  Examples of projects are:

    • design dream home with floor plans using AutoCADD
    • building functional robots
    • overhauling a heavy duty engine
    • studying the effects music has on Alzheimer patients
    • 3D animation 
    • creating a business
    • photography
    • Every Fifteen Minutes video

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