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SCCSD To Begin On-Site Learning Model Next Week

Dear Staff, Parents, and Guardians, In assessing the most recent COVID-19 data, and based on discussions with Siouxland District Health and the earlier unanimous vote of our Board of Directors, the Sioux City Community School District has determined it is safe to transition into the full On-Site Learning model beginning next week. The District is closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. On Tuesday, September 8, all students that are currently attending school two days a week under the Hybrid Model will now begin attending school full-time (Tuesday through Friday the week of September 8 and Monday through Friday each week after). Here’s a link to the District calendar so you can plan for all instructional days. Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, September 11, and every Tuesday through Friday following, school hours will be:

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COVID-19 & Continuous Learning

Sioux City Schools bringing internet to students to learn at home

It's estimated about 1,500 households in Sioux City will need internet service for the new school year. Now, the district is working to get them the devices and "hot spots" so students can learn virtually under the district's hybrid learning plan. The school district has bought MiFi Hotspots to distribute. "T-Mobile is the company that won the mobile quote for our mobile devices and they are able to deliver them in the first week of September," said John Pritchard of the SCCSD.

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Amy Denney, Perry Creek Elementary Principal, Named NAESP National Distinguished Principal®

Because principal leadership is key to student success, the National Association of Elementary School Principals recognizes accomplished elementary and middle-level principals from across the nation and abroad as a part of its annual National Distinguished Principals (NDP) program. Amy Denney, a Sioux City Community School District principal for Perry Creek Elementary, earned this esteemed honor and is invited to a two-day event in Washington, D.C., in October to be recognized for her outstanding leadership. Denney has led Perry Creek Elementary and Clark Early Childhood Center in Sioux City since 2016. Earlier this year, Denney was also recognized as the 2020 Iowa Principal of the Year by the School Administrators of Iowa...

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