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November 20th Parent Note
Eric Klein
Friday, November 20, 2020

Dear YHS Families,

As there are always a great deal of events in our school and community, we would like to begin this note with an update of important information.  

Week of Thanksgiving Adjustment for Classes

We will make a slight change to classes next week. Please see below:

--Monday, November 23rd - (No Change) Blue Day; students in Group 1 (A-L) will still attend onsite classes.

--Tuesday, November 24th - CHANGED TO A WHITE DAY; students in Group 2 (M-Z) will still attend onsite classes.

Picture Retakes

Geskus will provide an additional opportunity in Yarmouth for students to have their pictures retaken at the Rowe School on December 2nd from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Please see this link for more information (note that there will be no K-2 students at the Rowe School as this is a Wednesday remote day of learning for all students in the district).  

Winter Sports Information Night

Athletic Director David Creech will be hosting a virtual meeting for any students interested in participating in winter sports, as well as their parents, on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd, @ 6:00 p.m. This will be a Zoom meeting format; meeting information will be shared via PowerSchool Bright Arrow and posted to our Athletics Website soon.  

Parent Conferences for Counselors

Yarmouth High School's Student Support Team is happy to offer conference check in times on Monday, November 23rd from 4:15pm-7:15pm. If you would like to briefly connect with our guidance counselors, social workers or school nurse, please use the links provided below to arrange a visit. In an effort to accommodate as many conferences as possible, meetings will be limited to ten minutes.  If you feel you need more than the time allotted, please email your student support contact individually to arrange another convenient time. To set up a check-in appointment please click on the appropriate link below:

Shenaugh Tripp's Social Work Conferences

Jenny Zorn's Social Work Conferences

Stacey Hang's Nurse Conferences

Beth Doane's Guidance Conferences

Brenda Michaelsen's Guidance Conferences

 Support Yarmouth School Libraries

YHS Book Fair this Sunday, November 22 (10am-5pm) @ Royal River Books:

Royal River Books is supporting Yarmouth School Libraries with special open days in November. You may purchase books, unique gifts, cards, calendars, puzzles, holiday items and more with 20% of all sales benefiting the respective library. Sales on Sunday, November 22 from 10am to 5pm will benefit the YHS Library. 

Sea Bags Fundraiser! Each YSD library will be receiving a 20% commission for every bag sold. We are offering two sizes with the YSD logo: a medium sized tote priced at $180 each, and a wristlet that is priced at $35. These beautiful and durable bags are great holiday gifts for your loved ones!  Order forms and information are available at https://bit.ly/supportyhslibrary. Orders and payments are due to Amy Roberson (amy_roberson@yarmouthschools.org) on Tuesday, November 24. The bags should be ready for pickup before we leave for winter break.  

Finally, we would like to take a moment to thank the faculty, students, and their families for their adherence to the COVID protocols and recommendations put into place since last spring. This pandemic has impacted all of us, and we are appreciative to be part of a school district and community that places such a high value on education.  Your continued efforts throughout the upcoming holiday seasons are greatly appreciated as we work to provide the best possible learning experiences to our students in these challenging times.

 

Respectfully,

Eric Klein, Amy Bongard, and David Creech – YHS Administrative Team