As parents, some with their students in tow, lined up in front of Prophetstown Elementary School on Monday afternoon to pick up learning materials, word arrived that the closure would be extended.
She addresses each student in the video and promises to start a series of "crazy, fun videos" for them to watch.
Learning materials will be available for Pre-K-5 students at their schools, which can be picked up beginning Tuesday at 1:00 PM.
PLT#3 Superintendent Chad Colmone has released an update on the district's response to the current COVID-19 closure. The letter...
As we continue to monitor this situation and wait for further guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education and the Governor's Office, we continue to assess our situation to determine how we should proceed in dealing with the school closure extension.
"But for me, when I truly look at my values and what I enjoy doing, the communities of Prophetstown, Lyndon, Tampico, Deer Grove, Yorktown, and the surrounding rural areas - I have so much respect for the work they are doing."
Board President James Melton thanked Superintendent Chad Colmone, administrators and staff for their efforts during the past week of planning and replanning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
PLT#3 Administrators are pleased with the first two days of the district's FREE Breakfast and Lunch program available to ALL students.
Students were asked to take all school materials including books, supplies, and Chromebooks home in case the closure is extended past March 30th.
Jay is a senior at Erie High School and plans to attend Black Hawk College where he will complete his general education requirements prior to moving on to study Aviation Management.