COVID-19 has created a rapidly changing dynamic for schools across the nation. At Staples-Motley School District, we have taken the guidance from the MN Departments of Education and Health and have developed a safe return to school plan for the 2021-2022 school year.
Public comment on the Safe Return to School Plan is welcome at any regular board meeting. For more information on speaking at a school board meeting, for the schedule of upcoming meetings, and for board minutes with summary of public comment, please go to our School Board Page.
- Return to School & Facilities UpdateHello Families, I hope you are having a great summer. Thanks to all our students and families who have participated in the various summer programs the district is offering this year! It has been a great summer full of learning, exploring and playing sports! Today I’m reaching out with two updates. First, I’d like to […]
- Last Day of School Moved to May 28thHello Families, As we approach the end of this unusual school year, we have considered the opportunities to leverage the state’s Safe Learning Plan for the benefit of our students, staff and families. One of the allowances in the Safe Learning Plan are transition days for schools to use between learning models. Because we were […]
- Learning Model Update 12-18-20Hello Families, In lieu of my traditional week-end shortlist, I wanted to share an important announcement: Staples-Motley School District will return grades 7-12 to full, in-person learning on Monday, January 11th. Pre-K through grade 6 will remain in full, in-person learning. After evaluating the current COVID-19 activity in our area, and consulting our regional service […]