COVID-19 Health Updates

 
 

This page will be a resource for the General McLane School District community, families and parents that we will use to update with anything health-related pertaining to COVID-19 for the 2020-2021 school year.

If you have any questions about policies or information you see on this page, feel free to contact General McLane School District Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly at kristendonnellyrn@gmail.com, or call one of our four school nurses.

COVID-19 Health Update: Nov. 24, 2020

Please see this note (dated 11/24/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Call Home from GM Superintendent: Nov. 23, 2020

Please read this statement that was shared in a call home to District families the evening of November 23, 2020.

Thanksgiving COVID-19 protocols

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Please see this website for information about the travel restrictions, virtual learning and more information from General McLane School District that will discuss what’s happening around Thanksgiving Break.

Call Home from GM Superintendent: Nov. 18, 2020

Please read this statement that was shared in a call home to District families the evening of November 18, 2020.

COVID-19 Health Update: Nov. 17, 2020

Please see this note (dated 11/17/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Statement from General McLane Superintendent: Nov. 16, 2020

Please read this statement that was shared in a call home to District families the evening of November 16, 2020.

Statement from General McLane Superintendent: Nov. 13, 2020

Please read this statement that was shared in a call home to District families on November 13, 2020.


GM Superintendent Phone Call & Statement
Nov. 11, 2020

Please read this statement that was shared in a call home to District families on November 11, 2020.

GM Superintendent Phone Call & Statement
Nov. 9, 2020

Read the text from a phone call home to all district parents and families from GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta (dated 11/9/20).

Read this statement that discusses why we will not be moving to online instruction at this time. (also dated 11/9/20)

Statement from Superintendent: Nov. 6, 2020

Read this statement from GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta (dated 11/6/20) relating to a bus driver testing positive for COVID-19.

Statement from Superintendent: Nov. 4, 2020

Read this statement from GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta (dated 11/4/20) relating to a teacher testing positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Health Update: Nov. 1, 2020

Please see this note (dated 11/01/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Statement from Superintendent: Oct. 29, 2020

Please read this statement from GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta dated October 29, 2020, regarding a probable COVID-19 case at Edinboro Elementary.

Statement from Superintendent: Oct. 26, 2020

Please read this statement from GM Superintendent Richard Scaletta dated October 26, 2020.

COVID-19 Health Update: October 25, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/25/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

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Statement from Superintendent: October 22, 2020 

Please read this statement from our GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta that was issued to all families and parents in the District on October 19, 2020.

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Statement from Superintendent: October 19, 2020

Please read this statement from our GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta that was issued to all families and parents in the District on October 19, 2020.

COVID-19 Update: October 18, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/18/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

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Statement from Superintendent: Oct. 16, 2020

Please read this statement from our GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta that was issued to all families and parents of Edinboro Elementary students on October 16, 2020.

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COVID-19 Update: October 12, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/12/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Free Testing Sites

If you’re in need of a COVID-19 test, this is a great resource. No appointment needed, no payment necessary, free of charge. No physician’s order is needed.

See the full PDF version of this document here.

Be One Less: Oct. 4, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/4/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Social Distancing Reminder: Sept. 28, 2020

Please see this reminder (dated 9/28/20) and note from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Coronavirus update: Sept. 26, 2020

Please see this notice (dated 9/26/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Coronavirus update: Sept 18, 2020

Please see this notice (dated 9/18/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

We know that COVID-19 can feel overwhelming, especially to our students. Feel free to take advantage of this free COVID-19 PA Crisis Counseling Program. For a full PDF of this document, click here.

COVID-19 Daily Health Screening Tool

We will encourage parents, students and families to use this tool when deciding whether or not to send student(s) to school each day. We are asking for this screening to be done daily. For a full PDF of this document, click here.

Urgent Care resources

For the full document, click here. 

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Face Shields vs. Face Masks

We’ve had many parents ask if they are able to send their student(s) to school with a face shield instead of a face mask.

Our medical team, which includes our Assistant Pandemic Coordinator and school nurses, created this document to specify where General McLane stands on face coverings.

Full COVID-19 Checklist for Parents/Families (20-21 Year)

We realize this document is a little bit more confusing for parents to understand and a bit longer than our daily COVID-19 symptom checklist. We hope this will give parents a better explanation of our policy. (Updated on 8/24/20)

See a full PDF version of this document here.

This page will be a resource for the General McLane School District community, families and parents that we will use to update with anything health-related pertaining to COVID-19 for the 2020-2021 school year.

If you have any questions about policies or information you see on this page, feel free to contact General McLane School District Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly at kristendonnellyrn@gmail.com, or call one of our four school nurses.

Statement from Superintendent: October 19, 2020

Please read this statement from our GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta that was issued to all families and parents in the District on October 19, 2020.

 

COVID-19 Update: October 18, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/18/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

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Statement from Superintendent: Oct. 16, 2020

Please read this statement from our GM Superintendent Rick Scaletta that was issued to all families and parents of Edinboro Elementary students on October 16, 2020.

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COVID-19 Update: October 12, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/12/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Free Testing Sites

If you’re in need of a COVID-19 test, this is a great resource. No appointment needed, no payment necessary, free of charge. No physician’s order is needed.

See the full PDF version of this document here.

Be One Less: Oct. 4, 2020

Please see this note (dated 10/4/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Social Distancing Reminder: Sept. 28, 2020

Please see this reminder (dated 9/28/20) and note from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Coronavirus update: Sept. 26, 2020

Please see this notice (dated 9/26/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

Coronavirus update: Sept 18, 2020

Please see this notice (dated 9/18/20) from Assistant Pandemic Coordinator Kristen Donnelly. You can see the PDF version here.

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program

We know that COVID-19 can feel overwhelming, especially to our students. Feel free to take advantage of this free COVID-19 PA Crisis Counseling Program. For a full PDF of this document, click here.

COVID-19 Daily Health Screening Tool

We will encourage parents, students and families to use this tool when deciding whether or not to send student(s) to school each day. We are asking for this screening to be done daily. For a full PDF of this document, click here.

Urgent Care resources

For the full document, click here. 

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Face Shields vs. Face Masks

We’ve had many parents ask if they are able to send their student(s) to school with a face shield instead of a face mask.

Our medical team, which includes our Assistant Pandemic Coordinator and school nurses, created this document to specify where General McLane stands on face coverings.

Full COVID-19 Checklist for Parents/Families (20-21 Year)

We realize this document is a little bit more confusing for parents to understand and a bit longer than our daily COVID-19 symptom checklist. We hope this will give parents a better explanation of our policy. (Updated on 8/24/20)

See a full PDF version of this document here.