COVID-19, SCHOOL CLOSURES, AND SOCIAL DISTANCING CAN BE DIFFICULT FOR OUR CHILDREN TO UNDERSTAND. PLEASE ACCESS THE FOLLOWING LINKS IF YOU WOULD LIKE SUPPORT WITH EXPLAINING THE PANDEMIC AND THE REASONING FOR THE SCHOOL/COMMUNITY CLOSURES:
SOCIAL DISTANCING SOCIAL STORY: SOCIAL DISTANCING
FOR SOME OF US, THE SOCIAL DISTANCING AND FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN MAY CAUSE INCREASED STRESS OR ANXIETY. PLEASE ACCESS THESE RESOURCES FOR IDEAS FOR COPING. AS ALWAYS, IF SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION CALL 911.
For counseling support via text, students and adults can access the Crisis Text Line
Parents, please download the Hinckley-Big Rock School App for easy access to PickUp Patrol, a daily self-screening test, to ensure the health and safety of our staff and students.
COVID-19 Rapid Screening
If at any point during the remainder of this school year, your child has COVID-19 symptoms*, you can voluntarily have your student take a BinaxNOW rapid antigen test. The results of the test may reduce the amount of quarantine time. This voluntary rapid COVID-19 testing is available each school day from 7:45-8:30 am at Door #4 at HBRHS for symptomatic students. See page 10 of our learning plan for more information.
*COVID-19 symptoms include fever (100.4o or higher), new onset of moderate to severe headache, shortness of breath, new cough, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, new loss of sense of taste or smell, fatigue from unknown cause, or muscle or body aches from unknown cause.
Please bring the following consent forms with you to the screening: