ACS RESPONSE TO COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
Please refer to this webpage for information developed by Akron Schools to help our school community through the COVID-19 crisis. Information will be updated on a continuing basis; please check back frequently. Thank you for your support of our efforts!
ACS VIRTUAL PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES - Feb. 11 & 12
Please watch this space for information on scheduling your virtual Parent-Teacher Conference coming soon!
FULL REMOTE LEARNING MODEL
If you are having problems with a Chromebook, logging into your Google account from another device, needing help with logins or software, or have a damaged computer, MORE TECH SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE HERE, including a form for damaged Chromebook repairs.
VIRTUAL LEARNING SUPPORT CENTERS AVAILABLE
FROM OUR HEALTH OFFICE
Our nurses are available to help students and parents. Please click here to go to the school's Health Office section of the website. They have compiled helpful links and phone numbers to help families during this crisis.
Other health related information is also available including links to the NYS Department of Health for free rapid COVID-19 testing sites and a flowchart to help determine if your child can come to school today and when they can go back.
FROM OUR COUNSELORS - SUGGESTIONS FOR COPING WITH COVID-19 CRISIS
Our school counselors, psychologists, and social workers prepared information and compiled helpful resources to help parents, students and staff cope with the COVID-19 health crisis. Please click here for their webpage.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM OUR SUPERINTENDENT & ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
Superintendent Patrick D. McCabe and our team of district and building-level administrators are committed to providing timely information to our Akron school community via website postings, automated calls to parents and/or staff, the Akron Bugle, local media outlets, and limited social media platforms. For the latest posting, as well as all those prior, please click here.
COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE NOTIFICATIONS
DISTRICT REOPENING PLAN
Akron Schools submitted their District Reopening Plan to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) on Thursday, July 30, 2020. As indicated in Superintendent McCabe's introductory letter to the Plan, it is considered "a living document" with the expectation that changes will be necessary. Subsequent revisions (most recent update on 9/17/20) will be posted to this page or linked directly at www.akronschools.org/reopeningplan.
Frequently visited parts of the plan include:
FOOD SERVICES & FOOD RESOURCES
The USDA has approved all students to receive free meals until December 31, 2020. Please click here for more information as well as a link to a form for parents of any student that is not approved for the free and reduced meals, but intends to pick up free meals.
Akron Schools has compiled a listing of alternative food resources for needy families and individuals. Please click here for a printable .pdf with Food Resource information.
CHILDCARE FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS & FIRST RESPONDERS
The Akron Central School District is partnering with Rattles to Reading Child Care, Inc., located at 6263 Scotland Rd, Akron, New York, to provide access to childcare for medical workers and first responders while schools are closed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
In an effort to support those on the front lines of this public health crisis, Rattles to Reading will give priority to medical professionals and first responders.
Those who are eligible should contact Mrs. Terry Zazynski at Rattles to Reading at (716) 542-5437 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Those seeking childcare must provide credentials of their employment as a first responder or medical professional upon enrollment.