Here are the latest updates from the Dubuque Community School District:
FIRST CONFIRMED CASE OF COVID-19 IN DUBUQUE COUNTY
Yesterday, March 19, the Dubuque County Public Health Incident Management Team announced that the first case of coronavirus COVID-19 was confirmed in Dubuque County. READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT.
We encourage all individuals to continue practicing recommended social distancing and prevention methods to help reduce spread of COVID-19.
VIEW PREVENTION RESOURCES on the district’s Coronavirus Update webpage.
STUDENT MEAL SERVICE BEGINS MONDAY
Beginning Monday, March 23, the district and a variety of community partners will offer no-cost GRAB-AND-GO meals each weekday (Monday-Friday) for individuals 18 and under (note that infant formula or food will not be available).
In addition to these sites, there are a number of organizations and food pantry sites serving those in need.
VIEW FOOD RESOURCES on the district’s Coronavirus Update webpage.
AP TEST UPDATE FROM COLLEGEBOARD
CollegeBoard, which offers AP Exams nationwide, provided an update this morning regarding its plans to offer an at-home testing option and to provide resources for student preparation. READ THE FULL AP UPDATE.
KINDERGARTEN WELCOME EVENTS CANCELLED
As with all other events in the district, the Kindergarten Welcome Events scheduled for March 31 have been cancelled. The district will reach out next week to families of students entering kindergarten next year with additional information about how to submit the necessary paperwork.