March 19, 2020
Dear UCCCJSD families,
The following is an update with information about the school and community since we are all working together to help our students and their families. PDF Version Here
SCHOOL CLOSING UPDATE
Closed until May 1st.
The Governor of Indiana just announced today that all Indiana schools will be closed until May 1st. We have currently announced and plan for waiver days when we return from spring break until April 10. We will release our plan for the remainder of the month of April once we receive guidance from the Indiana Department of Education. We will announce this information in April.
FOOD AVAILABILITY FOR FAMILIES
School Provided Food
The schools will have food available for students at the following dates and locations:
- *New added date. March 24 from 10 am -12 pm at the Jill Butterfield Shelter in Liberty and at the College Corner School Parking Lot in College Corner.
- April 2 from 10 am -12 pm at the Jill Butterfield Shelter in Liberty and at the College Corner School Parking Lot in College Corner. This drop off will include “grab and go” meals.
- April 6 from 10 am -12 pm at the Jill Butterfield Shelter in Liberty and at the College Corner School Parking Lot in College Corner. This drop off will include “grab and go” meals.
Our food drop offs are available for all Union County residents 18 and under.
If you are unable to reach a pick-up location on the listed dates, please respond to our survey regarding food delivery to help us in this process. Complete this survey!
You may also call our office if you have trouble accessing the survey.
Community Provided Food
Liberty 4 C’s Food Pantry
The 4 C’s food pantry on 307 East Sycamore Street in Liberty, Indiana has boxes of food for families on Monday and Thursday. Contact Brenda Griffee for information (765-580-0429). The 4 C’s Food Pantry is running low. If you can help, please contact Brenda.
We also want to send thank you’s to the following local churches and restaurants who we hear continue to provide food relief and support for families too. If you have more we can list or anything we can do to spread the word, please email me or contact our office.
Hometown Eatery in College Corner
Presbyterian Church in College Corner
United Methodist Church in College Corner
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FOR UNION COUNTY RESIDENTS
Union County Health Department
You can go to the Union County Health Department for up-to-date information regarding the Coronavirus in Union County: https://uchd.com
The website notes that the Union County Health Department is not testing for COVID-19. If you have questions regarding the Coronavirus COVID-19, please call 317-233-7125 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. After 8 p.m., calls should go to 317-233-1325.
The UCCCJSD staff wants to do everything we can to help our community. Our food service department will do their best to provide food options for our students. Please do not hesitate to email me directly or contact our office with information or requests. We are a family and we will be there for each other as we work through this outbreak.
Please be sure to read the information and resources we have made available for you at the bottom of this letter regarding the Coronavirus and educational resources for your family during your time together.
Aron Borowiak, Ed. S.
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
Education Resources for families with digital access can be found on our google site:
Click on link above or copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://sites.google.com/uc.k12.in.us/elearning/home
Symptoms associated with Coronavirus
There are a lot of illnesses circulating that make detection of the Coronavirus difficult. The following guide may be useful in determining what you or someone you know may have.