Closure Update Center

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Washington K-12 schools are closed for the remainder of the school year. CCA continues to provide excellent instruction through Distance Learning for all K-12 students.

We recognize the significant impact this extended closure will have on our entire community, students, families, and staff. Closing mid-year is unprecedented. We acknowledge the anxiety this may cause our students and we also recognize the burden this will place on our staff and working families.

We are in regular contact with local and state officials to ensure we address the needs of our school communities and we will be working in partnership with the Upper Columbia Conference Department of Education as well as keeping informed by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). As soon as we have more information, we will share it with you both here, on our Closure Update Center, and through other methods.

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If you have a question, concern, or comment about any academic, health, or safety issue, please contact Stephanie Gates, CCA Principal.

On Tuesday, March 17, all CCA students began Distance Learning. Teachers of grades 4-12 are utilizing digital resources including Google Classroom and Google Meet for teaching and are providing lectures, discussion, and instruction, via both live feed and recorded video. Teachers of grades K-3 are preparing paper packets and other electronically delivered communications for ongoing student learning. Pick up and drop off of paper materials takes place on Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CCA Cafeteria. Please watch your email for weekly updates on Distance Learning.

We value the health and well-being of our students, staff and families. We are sharing this information so you are aware and can help reduce the spread of infection. Preventing the spread of the coronavirus is the same as preventing the spread of a cold, influenza, and other respiratory viruses. Symptoms of the illness are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. This virus can spread from person-to-person and the number of cases detected in the United States and many other countries is growing. Please look below for specific information about personal prevention methods.

Chelan-Douglas Health District Columbia Valley Community Health Confluence Health

Washington State Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Need home internet while your students are home?

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Breakfast and lunch meals are available Monday through Friday at various locations in East Wenatchee and Wenatchee.

https://www.eastmont206.org/

https://www.wenatcheeschools.org/updates/news/1676758/meals-for-students-during-school-closure

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ABOUT SCHOOL CLOSURE

Why are schools closed?

Following Governor Inslee’s emergency proclamation to close all schools in Washington State, CCA will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17 and all on-site classroom instruction, athletics/sports, and after-school programs are canceled. This proclamation is a result of COVID-19 prevention measures: Stay safe and stay home!

What about childcare?

Cascade Christian Childcare is currently open and providing childcare service. Contact them at (509) 662-3573 for more information.

Are field trips and staff travel cancelled?

All field trips, including in-town trips and staff travel are canceled through April 24th.

Are visitors and parents allowed at school?

No, not at this time. Only CCA staff members are permitted inside the school at this time. Health screening measures are in place for all staff members entering the building.