Welcome to Eden Central School
140 Knowles Flat Road, Eden, Vermont 05652
Phone: 802-521-5500 - Fax: 802-635-7251

Good afternoon,

The Lamoille North's COVID-19 Task Force met this morning, and will be meeting regularly while we do our best for our school community. 

You should expect to hear updates from us as needed.

There are many questions we are receiving; please understand there are many gray areas and decisions will be made on an hour-by-hour, day-by-day, and situation-by-situation basis. 

Updates:
- All teachers and staff are expected to be in their buildings this week.  
- Students are dismissed from Lamoille North schools at the end of the day Tuesday.
- There should not be any visitors in our schools at this time.
- There is an allowed maximum of 50 people in any public gathering OR 50% of an establishment's occupancy, whichever is less
- Beginning next week, we will focus efforts on refreshing current skills and independent work, while teachers and staff prepare for more formal lessons and schedules for the following week.
- We anticipate to begin nutritional service for families by the end of this week. This will begin with curbside delivery of breakfast and lunch at designated sites, TBD.
- A guide for remote learning and training for teachers and families will be distributed this week by Wednesday at the earliest.

Above all, we hope that you take the necessary measures to remain healthy.

Catherine Gallagher
Superintendent of Schools
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Below is some helpful information for parents in regards to Distance Learning.  Please note that each teacher has their respective platform for material and learning.  Google is the primary suite that we use.  Helpful links to access these platforms are below.  Your student should have their login information.  Please contact the teacher directly if you need this information.

Google Classroom ~   https://edu.google.com/products/classroom/?modal_active=none 
Google Email ~ gmail.com 



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March 15, 2020

Dear Lamoille North Families and Staff:

Per the most recent guidance from Governor Scott and the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) we have escalated contingency planning for the closing of schools for students by the end of the day Tuesday, March 17. This directive will last through April 6 - but may need to be extended.

Lamoille North schools will remain open on Monday and Tuesday.  Parents may choose to keep their children home due to concerns related to COVID-19 or upon medical advice or guidance from the Vermont Department of Health. These absences will be excused.  Other individual student work will not be sent home this week as faculty and staff will be focusing on keeping learning on track in schools, supporting all in following prevention guidelines, and planning for instruction and essential services remotely. 

We are asking for your support and understanding with the following steps specific to the schools of Lamoille North:
1. Continue to stay home if you or your children are sick.  Wash hands frequently with soap and water and avoid touching your face.  Cover coughs or sneezes with a tissue, and keep a supply of essentials and medicines on hand.
2. Outside of school, please practice social distancing, including avoiding play dates, sleepovers, group gatherings, and unnecessary travel.
3. For the next two days please notify your child’s school if they will not be attending.  Absences will be excused.
4. Visitors are asked not to enter the school building, except when necessary for educational services.  Please call your school office and remain in the lobby or entrance area if it is necessary to approach the building.
5. Student-led and family/teacher conferences for this week are postponed.  More information will follow on options for teachers, parents, and student communication options later.
6. School-specific communications about plans for remote student learning will follow within the week.
7. We will begin providing meals for all youth up to 18 as soon as possible.  Look for more information soon.
8. For ongoing communications, we will continue to provide updates as quickly as we have them.

We are continuously monitoring local developments and consult daily with the Vermont Department of Health and Agency of Education and will take additional local action as needed.  Many of you have extended offers of help and we are immensely grateful for that.  We will work hard this week to ensure fluidity of operations and to be ready with our plan to continue to support the needs of our students and families.  We are fortunate to be a part of such a caring community.

My best to you,

Catherine Gallagher
Superintendent of Schools
Lamoille North Supervisory Union

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Please see our new and exciting registration process for NEW students registering within the LNMUUSD area school district. Check it out!
https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/lnsu

      



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ECS Second grade hosted our December Community Meeting.  The Sixth Grade presented their research into future careers and participated in a fashion show!














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Below is some additional information about our upcoming book fair.  Check out this cool video HERE to see a really easy payment option.  We hope to see you there!


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Our ECS Spelling Bee participants were so brave and did an awesome job!

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Hey Families,
Our 2019 fall Book Fair is happening from the 14th-17th of October!  We will be open during the school day of course but will also be operating during Open House.  I hope you will be able to stop by the gym and check out all the wonderful titles we will have!

See you there,
Audri Miller 
ECS Librarian


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Peace Day Celebration at ECS!








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Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Night

The Kindergarten room will be open 

Thursday, August 22nd 

between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. 

Drop in at your convenience. This is a chance to bring your child in to see our room, pick out their cubby, explore classroom materials, and feel more comfortable before school starts. I will be available to answer any questions and/or concerns you may have about the upcoming school year.


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Author Michael Caduto sharing a Native American story


Michael leading all of ECS students and staff in a drum circle






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High School musicians at ECS


ECS students joining the H.S.


Mrs. Miller awarded reading awards to over half of our students for meeting their

 reading goals!






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We are so grateful for our Lunch Hero’s, Chef Jackie and Ms. Becky for the delicious and healthy meals they serve us!








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 Author John Churchman read his book “The Easter Surprise” to grades Pre-K, K, 1 and 2 with his friends Moonbeam and Laddie!







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Celebration of Student Work





























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I Love to Read week  


 The Clif Grant enriched each of our students with a 2 book give-a-way!






And Eddie the Eagle landed at Eden to read with us!!!  






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Merger Informational Meeting

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019

6:00 pm at GMTCC, Community Education Center

Everyone and anyone is welcome. Come to ask your questions, and voice your opinions on the LNMUUSD vote to accept Cambridge School District as a

PreK‐12 member.

 

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MERGER VOTE

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

At all the usual polling places in your town of residence

 

 

Ballot Language:

“Shall Lamoille North Modified Unified Union School District accept Cambridge Elementary School District as a full member of the Lamoille North Modified Unified Union School District, effective July 1, 2019, under the terms of Articles of Agreement certified by the Secretary of the Agency of Education on May 25, 2016, per the State Board of Education’s Final Report of Decisions and Order on Statewide School District Merger Decisions (Pursuant to Act 46, Sections 8(b) and 10) dated November 28, 2018.”



 

If in favor of the proposition issue,     make a cross (x) in this square:   

If opposed to the proposition issue, make a cross (x) in this square:      

 

A “YES” vote means:

 

A “NO” vote means:

 

     Cambridge will become a full PreK‐12 member of

Lamoille North Unified Union School District (UUSD)

     The PreK‐12 tax rate for Cambridge will reflect the tax rate reductions under Act 46 for the two remaining years for which the LNMUUSD is currently eligible; 4 cents in 2020, and 2 cents in 2021

     The supervisory union structure dissolves and the UUSD becomes its own single‐district SU

     Grant funds are available to facilitate the transition into a UUSD

The three entities, Lamoille North SU,

Lamoille North MUUSD, and Cambridge

Elementary continue unless and until: o Cambridge School District and LNMUUSD merge into a single UUSD pursuant to 16

V.S.A. §721 o The State Board of Education chooses to expand the boundaries of Lamoille North SU so that it has more than its two current members pursuant to 16 V.S.A.

§261(a) o The Legislature enacts legislation requiring some other specific change in the structure of the districts or the SU

 

The LNMUUSD Act 46 Articles of Agreement may be found on the LNSU website, www.lnsu.org.


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* ECS first graders sharing facts about the planets *




*5th graders sharing facts from their informational text research*






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Congratulations to the ECS 2018 
Spelling Bee Contestants!





ECS Website Calendar





Notice to Parents

You may be aware that the No Child Left Behind Act allows parents to move their children from identified schools to other public schools in the same district, provided that the new school is making its AYP targets. However, this is not an option here at the Eden Central School because we are the only public school in our district serving PreK-6 students.




 

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