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Information About P-EBT Benefits

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 authorized the payment of P-EBT (Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer) food benefits to households with children who would have received free school lunches under the National School Lunch Act, if not for a school closure. If your child was enrolled in school in March 2020, you will or already have received a P-EBT 2020 food benefit card in the mail. Please see the included notice for further information about this benefit and how to use it.
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Updated Information from Dept. of Health

Updated information in regards to symptoms to look out for during your daily self assessment and modified criteria for return to schools. File also includes flow chart for decision making on "Can my child return to school?" or "When can my child go back?"
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Yates Christmas Program

Yes, there will be Christmas in 2020. The Yates Christmas Program is creative and flexible in light of the pandemic’s limitation on safe assembling. There will not be a distribution of clothing, toys, games, and blankets as in other years, but keeping the health and safety of families and volunteers in mind, a drive-through distribution of gift cards will be Santa’s solution (Cont.)
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Dept. of Health Guidelines for Students

A brief video from PYE Nurse Mrs. Bray of what to do when your child is ill, showing Covid-19 symptoms, and the procedure that will be handled within the School.
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Community Response Letter

Recently the District was presented a letter from a group of students, parents, alumni, and community members concerning the District’s actions surrounding Equity, Inclusivity, and Race. This letter requested that the District take appropriate steps and actions to guarantee that the PYCSD has systems in place and is responding appropriately to all issues concerning these topics.
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Friday Update

The District is working at a feverish pace to put the final details together for your child's return. We are very excited to have them back. Here are a few updates and reminders
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A Toolkit for Helping Your Child Wear a Mask

Wearing a mask is important and will help us stop the spread of COVID-19. Most places are requiring people to wear a mask right now. As you start to go out more, you may worry about your child’s safety and ability to wear a mask.
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'Middle School Rocks' Miniseries Ep.4 - The PYMS Program

Principal Johnson gives us a rundown of what kinds of classes and opportunities await you as new 6th graders, an outline of an average day, and an overview of what you can expect as you begin your journey through the Middle School from 6th to 8th grade. Don't forget to fill out some questions in our Q&A Google Form for next week's final episode:
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Middle School Supply List

Here is a compiled list of required School Supplies for each Middle School grade level - 8th, 7th, 6th. These should be mailed out as well, and posted on our Facebook page.
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Facebook Live Community Input

We will offer a brief review of our current reopening plan by building and then have time for questions to be answered. In order to take part in this, simply go to the PYCSD Facebook page atthe chosen time and you will be able to watch and add questions to the chat feature.
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Gov. Cuomo's August 7th Requirements and Info Consolidation

On August 7th, Governor Cuomo required that schools extract three specific components of their plan and post them again on the school district website. This document includes the Testing for COVID-19 plan, Contact Tracing Plan, the handbook for Remote Learning, and the link to our on-going community frequently asked questions document. CLICK THE TITLE FOR THE FULL DOCUMENT.
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