COVID-19 ResponseInformation on Little Falls Community Schools' response to COVID-19
Please see the LFCS 2020-2021 Back to School site for specific information on our return to school for Fall 2020.
As Little Falls Community Schools prepares for a period of distance learning, we wanted to reach out to you to make you aware of some resources and support tools that will be put in place to assist student learning during this unprecedented time. Technology Help...
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...
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...
This announcement addresses the childcare to be provided by the school district for families of healthcare and emergency workers as described by Governor Walz. The district will provide childcare for school-aged children 12 and under enrolled in Little Falls Community...
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.
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.