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COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS UPDATES & RESOURCES

All Fort Plain schools are closed until at least April 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For important notices, learning resources, food distribution plans and information about childcare for emergency workers, please go to this page.

At-Home Learning Resources (Teacher Pages)

Teacher pages for Harry Hoag Elementary School and the Jr./Sr. High School

Teacher Pages

Our teachers have created online platforms of at-home learning resources for our students in grades Pre-K through 12. Each site has materials to give students the opportunity to practice skills, review content and explore topics at home.

If you have any questions about the resources and materials, do not hesitate to reach out to your child’s teacher. Our faculty wants to help and support your child as much as possible. Email addresses are available on our online staff directory.

Borrowing a Chromebook

Families with internet access in grades 4-12 are able to borrow a Chromebook to support at-home learning while school is closed. Families must sign a lease agreement in order to borrow a Chromebook. One Chromebook will be offered per household. However, if a family has at least one student in grades 4-6 and at least one student in grades 7-12, the family will be able to borrow two Chromebooks.

Families of Jr./Sr. High School students in grades 7-12 can pick-up a Chromebook on April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon in the school lobby according to the following schedule:

  • Student LAST Name A – H: Pickup time: 9-10 a.m.
  • Student LAST Name I – P: Pickup time: 10-11 a.m.
  • Student LAST Name Q – Z: Pickup time: 11 a.m.-noon

Families of Harry Hoag Elementary students in grades 4-6 can pick-up a Chromebook on April 6 from 9-11 a.m. in the school lobby.

Parents must sign a user agreement form before a Chromebook will be issued.

WMHT supports at-home learning with on-air and online educational programming

Starting Monday, March 23, our local PBS station, WMHT Public Media, is offering an educational programming block targeted to support in-home learning for students in grades PK-12 while area schools are closed.

For the complete programming schedule, related resources, and additional home learning opportunities, visit https://www.wmht.org/homeclassroom/.

To find any WMHT channel on your television, visit https://www.wmht.org/findwmht/.

Free Wi-Fi for Students

Charter-Spectrum is offering free Spectrum broadband access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Installation fees are waived for student households. To enroll, call (844) 488-8395.

Mental health support for families

The Family Counseling Center has started “Warm Line.” It’s a hotline to support people dealing with anxiety and other issued related to COVID-19 and being isolated. Anyone who needs support is encouraged to call 518-725-4310 ext. 333. The hotline will operate 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. It is staffed by licensed family peer advocates who are equipped to assess the caller’s needs.  The advocates have immediate access to the center’s 24/7 Crisis Team if someone needs additional support.

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