COVID-19 Resources Page

We at Forrest Road Elementary School want our students to continue to learn, even when we are not physically with your child. Please look below for emergency plans, resources, news, and other information for your child’s education. Please note that itinerant classes such as art, P.E., and Guidance also have plans for your child. They now have their own sections below.

A Message from MCSD Regarding Meal Distribution

COVID-19 alternate meal service changes

Parents,

Starting Monday, April 20, 2020, meals will be distributed three days per week: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Each child will receive two breakfast and two lunch items, on Mondays and Wednesdays, and one breakfast and lunch item on Friday:

  • Monday – Two breakfast and two lunch items
  • Wednesday – Two breakfast and two lunch items
  • Friday – One breakfast and one lunch item

Student meals will be provided at the following school sites:

  • Baker Middle School
  • Carver High School
  • J.D. Davis Elementary School
  • Dawson Elementary School
  • Double Churches Middle School
  • Fox Elementary School
  • Key Elementary School
  • Spencer High School

Buses will also deliver meals to the following sites:

  • Elizabeth Canty Apartments
  • Chase Homes
  • Eagle Trace Apartments
  • Jordan High School
  • Kendrick High School
  • Midland Academy
  • 30th Ave Pre-K School
  • Victory Mission
  • Warren Williams Apartments
  • Whisperwood Apartments
  • Wilson Apartments

IMPORTANT: Please maintain a social distance while receiving your items. Items will not be consumed on site. District schools will remain closed through the remainder of the school year.

Packet Drop-Off Information

Packet drop off:

  1. The dates for parents to drop off completed materials are April 23-24, April 30- May 1, and May 7-8.
  2. Times for drop off will be 7-9 AM, 11-1 PM, and 5-7 PM
  3. Packets should be stapled, packaged, or clipped together and students name and teacher should be listed on each page.
  4. Library books will be dropped off on the same dates and times
  5. Work and books should be placed in the marked crates in front of the school. There will be a crate for work and one for books.

If your student ONLY completed on-line assignments, please either place a note in the box or email his/her teacher(s) so that there is no misunderstanding.

  

IF YOUR CHILD GOES TO ST. ELMO’S CENTER FOR THE GIFTED: 

 Work for St. Elmo is loaded up in Canvas. 

Work should only be completed on the day that your child would normally go to St. Elmo.

If you need a packet from St. Elmo teachers, please visit:

St. Elmo’s Center for the Gifted

2101 18th Avenue

Columbus, GA 31901

706-748-3115

Lesson Plans from Itinerant Teachers

Art

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Music

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P.E.

Guidance Lessons and Other Resources from Ms. Tatmon, Counselor

Please visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/1OxLKROdeVhf3E4P2vwxS01b2S8M_yd2U/view?ts=5e9f056b to see a video from Ms. Tatmon with a Career Day lesson. [gview...

Additional Resources and Information

If You Need Help:

Teachers are available via email and/or Class Dojo Monday-Friday from 9-11 and 1-3. 

STUDENT HELP DESK TO DIGITAL NEEDS: Call 762-266-9752, Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Meal Sites

Please visit 
https://www.muscogee.k12.ga.us/News/Article/2314/Two_locations_and_items_added_for_District_alternate
 for information about MCSD’s meal service locations and times.

In addition to the MCSD meal locations, JB’s Dollar Scoop is feeding all children 14 & under for free from 1″00-3:30 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays only. They are located at 711 Brown Ave.

**FREE 60-day internet service: Spectrum Charter has posted an offer for qualifying customers who call 1-866-874-2389.**

Achieve 3000 Webinars for Parents

Achieve 3000 has developed webinars for parents. Please click the link below for more information.

https://www.achieve3000.com/community-resources/remote-learning-2020/ 

Lexia Support for Families 

Lexia released a landing page for families who are engaging from home.  Here is the link:   https://www.lexialearning.com/customer-resources/core5-support-for-families 

Virtual Learning Sites

The following sites offer virtual learning in the form of virtual tours and classes.

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts (a site for TEACHERS and STUDENTS that includes a list of arts education online tools, tips and teaching artists created especially while we all staying at home. Take a tour today!) https://bit.ly/34oJroc 

 Internet Safety (includes lessons) https://youtu.be/X_duZ-1LApg

The Georgia Aquarium (includes Live Webcams of the animals, informational videos, virtual field trips, and other various activities) 
https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/at-home-learning-with-georgia-aquarium/

Georgia Public Broadcasting  (includes virtual field trips, Georgia Studies textbook, and Georgia Race Through Time activity)
https://www.gpb.org/education/georgia-studies/virtual-field-trips

 Zoo Atlanta (includes activities such as “Enter the Wildeverse” and other activities by age and/or grade level) 
https://zooatlanta.org/learn/at-home/

 Fernbank Museum (includes Field Trip Fridays and other activities pertaining to nature and science) 

https://fernbankmuseum.org/visit/museum-at-home

 

Dav Pilkey at Home (from the creator of the Captain Underpants and Dogman series, watch videos from Dav Pilkey to learn how to draw his characters)
https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/books/dav-pilkey-at-home/

Prek-Specific Sites

Bright From the Start (Pre-K) Includes Daily Activities, Story Time, Virtual Field Trips, etc.
 http://decal.ga.gov/PreK/WelcomeToGAPreKAtHome.aspx

Preschool at Home https://wkfryer1.wixsite.com/athomepreschool

Georgia’s Prek at Home Site http://www.decal.ga.gov/PreK/WelcomeToGAPreKAtHome.aspx

Tumblebooks Has interactive books and games www.tumblebooks.com

Tips and Information for Parents

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COVID-19 Resources from MCSD

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If you or your child need emotional support:

Here is a link to SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline. It provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Teacher and Staff Contact Information

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