Today, Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order that suspends in-person instruction at all public and private schools from March 23 to April 17. Vilas School District is saddened to announce that our facilities will be closing for onsite learning in response to the COVID-19 epidemic, at least until Monday, April 20, 2020.
Vilas School District administration and staff will be planning and discussing options for an off-site delivery model for supplemental instruction, which may include online and/or paper-based resources for our students depending on individual needs and internet access throughout our community. We understand that a one-size-fits-all approach to remote learning does not work in our rural community. More information about this will be made available next week.
We understand that school closures place a tremendous amount of stress and anxiety on students and families. This has been a difficult decision; however, the health, safety, and well-being of our school community is the priority as we navigate this unprecedented event. We will do everything in our power to make this transition as smooth as possible for everyone involved.
Vilas School District will continue to update our families and community throughout this rapidly evolving situation as guidelines and mandates are issued by local and state agencies. Please check our school website and Facebook page for regular updates as information becomes available. Thank you for your patience, trust, and support during this challenging crisis. Together, as a community, we will get through this while continuing to support each other.
Vilas School District will be serving to-go breakfast and lunch meals starting Monday March 23rd. This is a FREE service for all youth 0-18 years old. Youth does NOT have to be enrolled in Vilas School District or another district to receive meals. Adults can purchase meals for $1 for breakfast and $3 for lunch. Breakfast and Lunch meals can be picked up Monday-Thursday from 11-12pm from the double doors on the southwest corner of the cafeteria. Please practice social distancing while waiting for your meal. A menu will be coming out shortly. For any questions please call the school office 719-523-6738.