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  • BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS AND DISTRICT OFFICE OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

    The health and safety of our community is our top priority and it will continue to be as we open our buildings and return to work. The district’s standard operating hours for summer are Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visitors should be aware of new procedures and practices prior to visiting one of Blue Valley's schools or facilities. Until further notice, buildings will be open by appointment only. Virtual appointments will be strongly encouraged in lieu of in-person appointments. In the case that a virtual appointment is not possible, the following will be required of visitors:

    • Visitors must call the front office and wait in their vehicles until granted access

    • Visitors cannot enter the building if answering yes to the three questions posted at entrances

    • Visitors must be escorted in buildings and maintain six feet of social distance

    • All visitors will be asked to wear face coverings during their appointment.

     

    LIMITED SCHOOL-SPONSORED SUMMER ACTIVITIES/ATHLETICS TO RESUME JUNE 15

    While Blue Valley continues to adapt to this unprecedented and rapidly evolving situation, district high schools are tentatively planning for a Monday, June 15 start to voluntary, outdoor athletics and activities conditioning. The date was selected to give staff time to thoughtfully plan for the health and safety of those involved. High schools will send detailed school-specific information to families. Additional updates around summer athletics/activities include:

    • All middle school conditioning is cancelled.

    • All school-sponsored summer camps for elementary, middle and high school students are cancelled for June. Decisions about camps scheduled for July will be made at a later time.

    • Indoor athletics/activities are cancelled for June. Indoor athletics/activities are tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, July 6. Stay tuned for more information.

    • Outdoor facility rentals will begin in June.

    • YMCA will resume summer childcare at selected Blue Valley school sites. 


    More information is available on the
    high school activities and athletics web page.


    PREPARING FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

    A message from Incoming Superintendent Dr. Tonya Merrigan

    I have been blessed to be a part of the Blue Valley community for the last 20+ years. During this time, I have been fortunate to see individual students, groups of students and schools achieve great things; however, what our community has achieved over the last couple of months rises to the top. Thank you to our families who partnered with us, gave us grace and most importantly helped children continue to learn during this unprecedented time.


    As we wrap up the 2019-20 school year, it is time to think about the fall and what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Please watch this
    video to learn more about what we are doing to prepare for next year.

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    MONITORING COVID-19

    Blue Valley Schools wants families to know we are closely monitoring information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and proactively working with state and local health partners including the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE), Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). One of the most important things the Blue Valley community can do right now is practice preventative measures to slow the spread of germs and prevent illness.  

     

    • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. School staff have access to preventive products like disposable wipes and hand sanitizer to use throughout the day to stop the spread of germs. District custodial staff utilize hospital-grade disinfectants and decontamination cleaning systems that sanitize both hard and soft surfaces killing viruses and bacteria.

    • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care. Children who are ill should remain home until they are fever-free for 24 hours without the aid of medication.

    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

    • CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

    • Review the latest travel notices and recommendations from the CDC, JCDHE and KDHE.


    If you have health-related questions about COVID-19, call the Johnson County Community COVID-19 Hotline at
    (913) 715-2819, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit https://www.jocogov.org/coronavirus-covid-19-update

COMMUNICATION FROM BLUE VALLEY SCHOOLS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS

  • PREPARING FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR - MAY 27, 2020

  • SCHOOL-SPONSORED SUMMER ATHLETICS/ACTIVITIES - MAY 22, 2020

  • ENEWS - MAY 20, 2020

  • ENEWS - MAY 14, 2020

  • UPDATE ON 2020 SUMMER PROGRAMS - MAY 7, 2020

  • ENEWS - APRIL 23, 2020

  • ENEWS - APRIL 10, 2020

  • ENEWS - APRIL 4, 2020

  • MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT TODD WHITE - MARCH 23, 2020

  • BLUE VALLEY PLAYGROUNDS REMAIN CLOSED - MARCH 20, 2020

  • FREE GRAB-AND-GO BREAKFAST AND LUNCH BEGINNING MARCH 24 - MARCH 19, 2020

  • UPDATES FOR BV FAMILIES - MARCH 18, 2020

  • KS GOVERNOR ORDERS SCHOOLS TO CLOSE THROUGH END OF SCHOOL YEAR - MARCH 17, 2020

  • JOHNSON COUNTY NEWS CONFERENCE - MARCH 17, 2020

  • ALL BV SCHOOLS CLOSED THROUGH APRIL 5 - MARCH 16, 2020