The Long Ridge School

Covid-19 Updates & Resources

COVID-19 Information

The health, safety and well-being of our students, families and staff are top priorities for us at The Long Ridge School. We are actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and are taking proactive and prudent measures to protect all members of our community. We continue to follow the guidance provided by the Connecticut State Department of Public Health, the CDC and other health officials. 

Distance Learning Plans Started March 30

After Spring Break, School resumed Monday, March 30 remotely for our Beginners through grade 5 students. Our Distance Learning experience continues into our second week. Teachers contacted students with specific plans for each grade level prior to March 30th, and necessary materials, where applicable, were sent home.  

School Activities and Events

We have cancelled the following school activities and events:

March 12 – All-School Performance (hoping to reschedule for a later date)

April 17 – Parent Cocktail Party and LRS Experience Mobile Auction Kick-Off

April 18 – Robotics Competition

May 8 – Grandparents and Special Friends Day

May 12-13 – Boston Overnight Trip for 4-5

Useful Resources on COVID-19

World Health Organization, Coronavirus 

CDC Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Connecticut State Department of Public Health (COVID-19)

Stamford Department of Health

Resources to Support Kids and Families

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus – Child Mind Institute

10 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19 – PBS Newshour 

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus – PBS Kids for Parents

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus – NPR  

How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress – PBS Kids 

What is Social Distancing? – CBC Kids 

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 – CDC

 

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