New Books in The Sora Reading App
The librarians throughout the district have been working to add the newest and most requested titles to the Sora Reading App. New titles and additional copies of titles with many holds on them are added every Friday.
Here is a list of the 50 ebook and 20 audiobook titles added during the month of September.
EMERGENCY DRILL PROCEDURES
In an effort to make sure our students and faculty understand and know what to do in the case of emergencies, we are planning several practice drills during the year.
The safety of your child(ren) and all children in our schools as well as the safety of the school staff and support personnel is very important to us. In order to maintain a safe environment for our children to study and learn, it is necessary that we practice our emergency and crisis response procedures by having drills designed to exercise our procedures. Some of these drills include procedures we practice monthly, our fire drills for example, and some we practice only a few times during the year.
We wanted you to be aware of the various drills so you can be prepared to discuss them with your child if the topic arises at home. This letter is to help you understand the importance of this as well as to understand each type of drill. The students and staff of our school will be practicing 5 primary emergency drills each year. They are FIRE drills, LOCKDOWN drills, EVACUATION drills, HALL CHECKS, and REVERSE EVACUATION drills. Each type of drill is explained below.
The school will conduct a fire drill each month that school is in session. This is a Fire Code requirement as well as a requirement for all Idaho public schools. We want each student to understand and be aware of the importance of this drill and not be afraid when the fire alarm is sounded. By practicing they will know what to do and how to do it.
The school will conduct lockdown drills periodically throughout the school year. This type of drill will secure the school building and all students, staff and visitors inside the building. The purpose of this drill is to keep the students safe from any danger outside or inside the building. During a lockdown drill all of the perimeter doors to the school building will be locked and will remain locked until the danger or issue outside or inside the building is removed. To enable everyone to remain safe, no one will be allowed to enter the building or leave the building until the drill is complete. Local law enforcement will assist the school conduct this drill each time it is performed.
During an evacuation drill, students will be safely escorted along a designated evacuation route to one of our predetermined evacuation sites. At the conclusion of the drill, all students will be escorted back to the school.
REVERSE EVACUATION DRILLS
In the event of an emergency where our students are outside of the building during recess or other activity and we need to ensure our students safety, a reverse evacuation would be called. All students and staff would return to the building and safely proceed to their classrooms.
A hall check is an effective response to provide security for students and staff from lower level threat situations inside the building when continuing the educational process is desirable. Hall checks are instituted for a situation that may present a potential threat to students, staff and/or visitors.
For the safety of everyone involved and to maintain order, we respectfully ask that you would abide by the following during these drills:
- Do not come to the school campus
- Do not call the school offices (as staff will be busy with the drill or actual emergency)
- Do not contact students or staff members via cell phone or social media (as they will be busy with the drill or actual emergency)
- Avoid social media posts. Correct information will be disseminated through our automated system as soon as possible
- Please make sure that your contact information is current at all times so that you can be reached without delay in the event of an emergency
- In the event of an actual emergency evacuation, you will receive notification where to pick up your child as soon as possible.
Please remember that these safety practice drills are done to help maintain our schools as a safe place to learn and work. If you have any questions regarding any of the safety drills or other safety concerns, please contact the school office or the office of the district safety coordinator.
If You See Something, Say Something
Safety is one of our district's top priorities. Tips on bullying, harassment, drugs, vandalism or any safety issues you're concerned about can be reported through our SAFE SCHOOL ALERT system.
Every report that is recieved through the SAFE SCHOOL ALERT system is immediately reported to our school administration so that they can investigate and take appropriate action. And,tips may also be submitted anonymously if you prefer.
If you have information about a threat to our safety, or the safety of an individual, do your part and report it!
Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month
Mini-Cassia PAuSe Suicide Prevention Awareness and Support and a group of Cassia High School seniors are working together to spread awareness of mental health and suicide prevention.
Two activities are currently being planned, a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk and a Community event featuring speaker Gabe Salazar.
The Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk will be on Friday, September 17 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Riverside Park in Heyburn. Because every life matters! You are not alone! Come walk with us!
The Community Event will be on October 15 at 7:00 PM in the King Fine Arts Center. Gabe Salazar will be presenting "Born on accident, living on purpose, resiliency, hope and finding direction in a hopeless situation."
For more information, see the flyers below or contact PAuSe at email@example.com or www.pauseminicassia.com
Suicide Prevention Resources
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.
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.
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.
Mountain View Elementary School
333 W 27th Street, Burley
Fax 208 878-6609
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Mountain View Elementary School
333 W. 27th Street Burley, Idaho
208-878-6608Mountain View Elementary is a Kindergarten-6th grade public school in Burley, Idaho. It currently has an enrollment of 570 students. We are a schoolwide Title 1 school, and all of the school's teachers are considered highly qualified by the state of Idaho. Mountain View teachers take great pride in providing challenging work to students while meeting individual needs in a positive learning environment. We believe that teachers, parents, and other community members are all major parts of the education of each student.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM No Classes
October 27, 2021
8:00 AM - 3:45 PM End of 1st Quarter
October 29, 2021
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM No Classes
November 4, 2021
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 5, 2021
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM No Classes, Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 12, 2021