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     Back-To-School
BY KEVIN SIMMONS
Pennfield Schools Superintendent
     so that we could reach all students’ educational needs by providing chrome- books to all students who had internet at home and providing packets for those who did not.
administrators and teachers.
• Working collaboratively and produc-
We have learned what revisions and adaptations are needed to improve our educational programs remotely. Those changes are being implemented as we look forward to returning to teaching and learning in the Fall of 2020.
classroom to disinfect each item and classroom thoroughly; sanitizing all facilities; mounting additional hand sanitizer dispensers throughout all buildings.
• Meeting weekly with the Re-opening of Schools Focus Group composed of teachers, administrators, counselors, and staff.
During the pandemic period, our district has been working on contin- ued improvements for the health and
• Painting school signage and area fences.
In addition, our district strategic plan has been updated and includes the following priorities:
• Ensure vertical and horizontal align-
Pennfield Schools ended our school year with students, teachers, staff, and parent/ guardians edu- cation students remotely. We used a hybrid approach
• Opening the athletic complex for community use of the track.
Pennfield Schools
well-being of our students. These improvements include:
• Removing all equipment from each
tively with Pennfield Educational Association union leadership to plan for the re-opening of schools.
• Resurfacing the parking lots through- out the district.
ment of K-12 curriculum.
• Maintaining, revitalizing, and beauti- fying school buildings and grounds. • Reimaging, preparing, and repairing
Chromebooks for student use.
• Planning professional development
for staff and administration.
• Hiring highly-qualified building
           Achievement
          Commitment
Innovation
Life-long Learning
EXPECTING EXCELLENCE
     PENNFIELD SCHOOLS
       “It’s a Great Day to be a Panther”
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www.pennfield.net or call 269-961-9781
8587 PENNFIELD ROAD, BATTLE CREEK, MI 49017
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SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 25TH, 2020!
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