The Weekly What: Friday, March the 13th, 2020

April 3rd, 2020

The Weekly What:
Friday, March the 13th, 2020

Coronavirus:
School is off-campus until April the 13th

Dear New Harmony Families and Students:

New Harmony will be closed through April 13 in order to do our part in stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus. Minimizing person-to-person contact (known as social distancing), along with proper hand hygiene, are the best ways to prevent infection. During the time that the campus is closed, we will be performing a deep clean to ensure the proper disinfection of all surfaces before our return.

New Harmony’s action steps:

  • remaining in close communication with our students and families, especially those with identified underlying health conditions

  • transitioning to an online learning model

  • Making arrangements for the delivery of school breakfasts and lunches for those individuals who depend on the school food program for meals

  • adding a COVID-19 response plan page to our website with links to factual information about this outbreak

We are in contact with the Louisiana Department of Health and will monitor the situation closely as it develops. We would like to encourage everyone with questions about this disease to visit the CDC Coronavirus page, the Louisiana Department of Health Coronavirus page, or call the Louisiana Department of Health Hotline at 211 (multi-lingual services available). 

You can help stop the spread in your community by washing your hands with soap or using hand sanitizer regularly, maintain social distancing, avoid public gatherings, and stay home if you are sick. If you are concerned about a potential exposure or current illness, please reach out to your physician by phone for further recommendations. 

Take care of yourself and those around you.

New Harmony Leadership Team

Visit New Harmony’s COVID-19 Response Page Here

Please scroll to the bottom of our newsletter for links to community resources. Feel free to share widely. Thank you.

Join Our Team! 

Our Leadership Team will be working remotely to plan for the 2020-21 school year. Please continue sending over your applications during the statewide school closures. 

We are hiring for the 2020-2021 school year. Please visit our website for more information about the following positions…

  • Algebra I Teacher
  • Geometry Teacher
  • English I Teacher 
  • English II Teacher 
  • World Geography Teacher 
  • World History Teacher 
  • Quest for Success Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher/ Math Intervention
  • Special Education Teacher / Reading Intervention 
  • Office Manager
  • Data Manager

Apply Here

How to Help Mitigate Coronavirus in Louisiana

Greater New Orleans Foundation Activates Disaster Response & Restoration Fund for the New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

New Orleans, LA (March 13, 2020) – Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation announced the activation of its Disaster Response and Restoration Fund in response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The outbreak of the COVID-19, now declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, is on everyone’s mind. With community transmission having occurred in the Greater New Orleans region, the time for action is now.

Click Here for More Info & How to Take Action
Click Here for Free Coronavirus Response Resources

Please wash your hands frequently and practice caution around our communities most vulnerable members such as the elderly. Thank you. 

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