COVID-19

This page includes the latest updates from Huntley 158 regarding our response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Last updated: April 9, 2021 @ 4:14 pm

  • The District began hybrid in-person attendance in January 2021 for families who opted for it.
  • On March 4, 2021, the District announced that K-5 hybrid students would shift to 5-day, full-day in-person attendance starting March 15, in addition to expansions of in-person learning for additional groups of students, as communicated to all families on March 4.
  • On March 18, the District announced that middle and high school in-person students would shift to 5-day, full-day in-person attendance starting April 5, as communicated to families.

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MESSAGE ARCHIVE

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  • Message to Families April 9, 2021
    Huntley 158 families, Thank you for all you continue to do to support our students and our District. With substantial numbers of students back in our classrooms our schools are feeling a fresh energy that we all have missed. That … read more
    Huntley 158 - April 9, 2021
  • Message to Families April 5, 2021
    Huntley 158 families, I hope you’ll join us in celebrating this day, on which we welcomed students at all grade levels to begin full-day in-person learning, five days a week. We know that this is a goal that we have … read more
    Huntley 158 - April 5, 2021
  • Message to Families March 26, 2021
    Huntley 158 families, We are so excited to have reached this point in this school year! We hope that all of our students and families have a wonderful Spring Break this coming week and come back refreshed on April 5, … read more
    Huntley 158 - March 26, 2021
  • Message to Families March 19, 2021
    Huntley 158 families, Last night we shared information with all of our families about moving forward with a return to 5-day, full-day in-person learning at the secondary (6-12) level, for those who opted for it, beginning April 5. We are … read more
    Huntley 158 - March 19, 2021
  • 5-Day, Full-Day In-Person Instruction to Begin for Hybrid/In-person Students in Grades 6-12 on April 5
    Huntley 158 families, We will be moving forward with a return to 5-day, full-day in-person instruction for in-person/hybrid students at the secondary level (grades 6-12) after Spring Break. Secondary schools will begin 5-day, full-day in-person learning on April 5. More … read more
    Huntley 158 - March 18, 2021
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Information

FOOD SERVICES

ALL area children 18 and under are eligible for free breakfast and lunch meals. For in-person students, food service distribution and dining will occur in buildings, following social distancing guidelines. Locations of dining will vary by school, depending on available space to allow for distancing.

For students not in-person, free breakfast and lunch sack meals are available daily for curbside pickup at Marlowe Middle School from 8:00-10:00 a.m. daily.

Additional resources are available in the community for families facing food insecurity. Please view the resource packet (English/español) for additional information on available nutrition benefits and resources.

INTERNET ACCESS

The District has a number of hot spots available for families lacking home internet access. Please contact your principal to help arrange for the procurement of a hot spot. In addition, there are a number of free internet options being offered by providers. Information can be found on the Illinois State Board of Education website, under the header of “Free Internet Access Resources” (https://www.isbe.net/keeplearning)

If you experience other unmet needs that are barriers to successful learning during this period, please contact your principal, and the District will work to accommodate your needs.

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

As recommended by public health agencies, please continue to practice proper handwashing and hygiene and practice social distancing to the greatest extent possible. As this crisis continues, we also urge students, staff, and families to be aware of mental health concerns. Please see the links below for more information.

Health Information in Multiple Languages:
(Français, 中文, اردو, বাংলা, Filipino, Tiếng Việt, Bahasa Indonesia, فارسی, हिन्दी, తెలుగు, سنڌي, Português)

https://en.hesperian.org/hhg/Coronavirus

IDPH Decision Tree for Symptomatic Individuals (rev. 3/15/21)

Informational Flyers:

Websites:

MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING (SEL) RESOURCES

If your child is experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911. The SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-622-5990 -OR- text TalkWithUs to 66746) and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) provide immediate crisis counseling; providers are available through these hotlines 24/7, 365 days per year. For community-based mental health resources, as well as COVID-19 specific resources, please see below for additional information.

Please visit our Virtual Calming Room / Social Emotional Learning Hub for access to many more resources.

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