School Closing Information - COVID-19

May 23rd, 2020 8:00 AM

Prairie Farm School District Important Dates for Spring 2020
The District has created a resource which includes important dates as we wrap up the 2019-2020 school year. We will continue to update this document as needed. Please contact the office if you have questions about any of this information.

Important Dates for Spring 2020

Fall Activities/Athletic Eligibility
The District sent a letter to the families of High School students to inform them of requirements related to academic eligibility for Fall 2020 activity and athletic participation.  Please reference the letter below for more specific information on that topic.

WIAA Eligibility Letter to Families of High School students

Leadership Council Applications
If students are interested in being a member of Leadership Council for the 2020-2021 school year they should complete the application linked below. All students received the application link in their school email as well. If there are questions about the application process please contact Mrs. Fossum or Mrs. Olson at the school.

2020-2021 Leadership Council Application

District Meal Program
The District meal delivery program will continue to run through June 30th. The meals will be delivered to homes 5 days a week through June 5th. Starting June 8th - June 30th deliveries will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Each child will still be provided with 5 breakfasts and lunches per week.



May 7th, 2020 4:00 PM

Updated MS/HS Grading Practices for Spring Semester 2020
Please reference the letter linked below to learn more about the grading practices that will be implemented for middle and high school students for the Spring Semester of 2020.
 
Middle School/High School Spring Semester 2020 Grading Letter
 

Senior Information
The following letter was sent to the members of the Class of 2020 and their families. This letter outlines current plans for graduation, scholarship night, class trip, class banquet, etc. We will continue to provide more updates as information becomes available.
 
Senior Information Letter
 
Summer Ball Update
As of right now both the baseball and softball leagues are still planning on having a ball season. As soon as we find out when we can safely begin the season, we will meet with coaches and they will be in touch with their teams. If you have signed up for Summer Ball and would like your child to not participate in this year's season, please contact Micki Bowers. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Micki at 715-949-8036 or bowers@prairiefarm.k12.wi.us. We still have quite a few boxes of candy bars to sell, if you would like to try to sell more it would be greatly appreciated. 

Officials Needed
We are looking for plate and base Softball/Baseball officials for the 2020 ball season. If you are interested or have questions please contact Micki Bowers at 715-949-8036 or bowers@prairiefarm.k12.wi.us.


April 7th, 2020 6:30 PM

Meal Delivery Program
A reminder to families participating in the meal delivery program: the food delivery will be suspended from Friday, April 10th to Tuesday, April 14th to account for the district’s spring break. Meal delivery will resume Wednesday, April 15th. 

Prom 2020
At this time, due to the school closure and requirement to limit large gatherings, the Prairie Farm School District will be postponing the Class of 2021 Junior Prom.

FFA Banquet
The annual Prairie Farm FFA Awards Banquet will be postponed until August of this year. The FFA will then host a Potluck Kickoff Meeting and Awards Program. The exact date will be sent out to families over the summer. All FFA members still need to complete their awards applications that are available in the FFA Google Classroom, if they have not done so already. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Wolfgram or Mrs.Olson. 


March 26th, 2020 1:30 PM

District Playground Equipment Closed
Under the direction of the Barron County Public Health Department, the Prairie Farm School District Playground equipment is closed until further notice due to possible COVID-19 spread.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.
 
Instructional Plan for Students PreK-12 starting Monday, March 30th
Please reference the letters linked below to learn more about the District plan for moving forward with student learning starting Monday, March 30th. If you have any questions regarding the plan, please contact the Elementary or Middle/High School Office.

Elementary School Parent Letter - 3/26/20

Middle School/High School Parent Letter - 3/26/20



March 17th, 2020 2:30 PM

The Prairie Farm School District values our student’s education and safety above all else. The information included in the document below outlines the plan for providing learning opportunities to our students during the state mandated school closure.

Letter to Parents and Students about Learning Opportunities during COVID-19 School Closure

Telephone Extension and E-Mail Address Directory for Office Hour Contacts


March 17th, 2020 8:30 AM

Updated Information for the Public

The Public Health Department recommends for people with questions regarding COVID-19 to call 211 for the most up to date information and resources. 

Fitness Center Closure
In light of the mandated school closure the Prairie Farm Fitness Center will be closed starting Wednesday, March 18th at 5:00pm. At this time the Fitness Center will be reopened Monday, April 6th; however, this situation is constantly evolving and the closure may need to be extended based on guidance from the Department of Public Health.

Food Service Availability during the closure
With the upcoming school closure the state is encouraging schools to provide meals for our students. Our district will be providing both breakfast and lunch each day for families who would like to receive this service. The meals are free for anyone in the household who is 18 years of age or younger. The meals will be delivered to your doorstep at about 10 a.m. each day starting on Monday March 23rd. Each package will include the lunch for that day and a breakfast for the next morning. The meals will need to be kept cold so please look for them and maybe place a cooler outside for the staff to place the meals in. 

If you're interested in this program, please contact one of the school offices (715-455-1861) no later than 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday of this week and be ready to give the following information.

1. How many meals are you requesting (for people 18 years of age and younger)?
2. If your student does not ride a bus, will a bus or van be able to turn around in your driveway?

Finally, please remember to contact us if you would decide that you no longer need this service.

March 13th, 2020 6:30 PM 

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will be closing all Wisconsin schools beginning on Wednesday, March 18th starting at 5:00 pm. Therefore, Prairie Farm School District will be closed starting Thursday, March 19th with school tentatively resuming on Monday, April 6th. During the closure the district will continue to provide updates and information as it becomes available.


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