COVID-19 Response

Information on Little Falls Community Schools' response to COVID-19

As part of our response to COVID-19 the district will begin Distance Learning on March 30.

The district is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. The situation continues to evolve on a daily basis. We are in constant contact with the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Department of Education, and the Minnesota Legislature. The district is closely following the updates being provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.

 

Distance Learning Launch

Tomorrow, March 30, begins the official launch of our Distance Learning program for the students of our district. Throughout the past two weeks, your child and family have received various communications from teachers, principals, and our schools introducing the...

Update from Superintendent Jones

I want to provide an update to our school community and also a preview of the week ahead. Certainly it has been an emotional and encouraging week. Please know that the education professionals at Little Falls Community Schools--our teachers, paraprofessionals, kitchen...

Food Program

This announcement addresses the food program that the district will offer for students beginning tomorrow. The program will have a couple of options to it. First, beginning tomorrow, we will be running our normal 30 bus routes per day but not to pick up students to go...

Building Hours

Each building office is open from 7:30am – 3:30pm at Door 1 through March 27.

Resources for the Community

Talking to Children about COVID-19
  • Remain calm and reassuring
  • Make yourself available
  • Monitor television viewing and social media
  • Be honest and accurate in a developmentally appropriate way
  • Review and model basic hygiene and healthy lifestyle practices for protection
  • Focus on what you are doing to stay safe

More Detailed Resources:

Managing Anxiety and Stress

Managing Anxiety & Stress – Things you can do to support yourself

  • Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories, including social media.
  • Take care of your body.
  • Make time to unwind.
  • Talk with people you trust.
  • Seek help when needed.

More resources from the CDC on stress and anxiety and selfcare.

 

Manage Anxiety for Teens
  • Normalize Anxiety
  • Offer Perspective
  • Shift the Spotlight
  • Encourage Distraction
  • Manage your Own Anxiety

More details from this article in the NY Times.