School District 9
Empowering all students to have the confidence to succeed!
It is our mission to build strong academic foundations and core values
that will instill confidence to be successful in an ever-changing world.
LIMITED POOL OPENING
***Please read this notice before calling to make a reservation.***
On Monday, 5/11/20 the POOL at Big Piney High School will be opening on a limited basis with the following conditions as approved by the Public Health Officer:
- Open Monday thru Thursday from noon to 6 pm for swimmers ages 14 and above.
- Call ahead to make a reservation (276-5599).
- No more than 8 people will be given access on an hourly basis. Only one person per lane (6 lanes).
- No group workouts or lessons.
- All locker rooms will be closed. Swimmers must come ready to swim and should have something to wear over their swim attire.
- Prior to entrance, swimmers will be asked the following question: “Have you recently, or are you currently, experiencing any of these conditions: cough or shortness of breath and possibly two of the following: fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell?”
Anyone experiencing these symptoms will not be given entrance to the building and may be advised to seek medical attention. Swimmers may also have their temperatures checked.
High School Construction will be taking place so, for now, swimmers will be asked to enter through the middle door on the back (south) side of the High School, across from the baseball field.
4/29/20 SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE
On the afternoon of April 23, 2020, Governor Mark Gordon made the announcement that he would not be extending the statewide school closure that is set to expire on April 30, 2020. He also stated that the decision to extend the closures beyond that date would be the responsibility of individual school districts under the advisement of the County and State Public Health Officers.
Sublette County School District Number Nine (SCSD #9) has been providing a K thru 12 home based Adapted Learning Plan (ALP) since April 6, 2020. On April 28, 2020 the School Board held a Special Session to determine if they would continue with the existing ALP thru June 4, 2020 or if they would make amendments to the ALP. Relying upon the information we have and in support of the Superintendent’s recommendation, they voted to continue with the existing ALP for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. In effect, we have no plan for a return of students to school this school year.
We are reviewing our options for the summer including the provision of a credit recovery program, continuing access for students to school based learning software, and summer school/transition programs. We are also trying to determine our ability to provide breakfast/lunch thru the month of June beyond 6/4/2020.
A key component of any plan for the school district to re-open, even partially, would then be the development of a re-entry plan that is approved by the County and State Public Health Officers. Most importantly we want a re-entry plan/protocol that is designed to give everyone confidence in our ability to keep everyone healthy and safe.
For now, we are remaining closed. We need the continued support of parents and guardians working with students and emphasizing the need for their children to remain engaged in their educational activities thru June 4, 2020. The staff will plan to finish the school year following our ALP and current delivery model. The school district’s administrative personnel will continue to consider options for summer programs while making plans for the start of the 2020-21 school year.
Our main priority now, and as we plan for the future, will be the health and safety of everyone. We will not be making any plans that jeopardize or risk anyone’s health or safety. As more information becomes available we will make every effort to provide you with that information.
We remain hopeful for the future and encourage everyone to do the same!
Kevin P Garvey