To keep families informed and up-to-date on the latest information regarding the COVID-19 situation, the district has created this webpage. This communication is intended to help you better understand where we are in the re-entry planning process as a district, so please take the time to read the information and check the webpage often for updates. Our ultimate goal is to return to onsite schooling on August 24, 2020. To access any of the documents and/or websites click on the highlighted link.
What is Meramec Valley R-III doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
- MVR-III performs thorough cleaning with a special focus on regularly touched surfaces like doorknobs.
- We are supplying additional hand sanitizer to all buildings.
- We are staying in regular communication with health officials and following their guidance.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (F.A.Q.)
As we continue to adjust to the COVID-19 situation, we are working to keep our families informed. We encourage parents, guardians, and students to access this Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) sheet for general information. Additional FAQ’s will be added and information will be updated as needed. If you cannot find your answer below, please feel free to reach out to your child’s school office.
Where can I find WiFi Access Points for my students?
Ensuring all students have the technology and internet access they need to engage in online learning is an enormous challenge for school districts, especially those in rural areas with limited technology availability. The Meramec Valley R-III School District is offering free WiFi availability to students from the parking lots of Pacific High School,Coleman Elementary, Nike Elementary, Robertsville Elementary, Pacific Intermediate, Riverbend Middle School, and Pacific High School. To access the Wifi, search MVR-3 Guest.
While on campus, please adhere to the CDC’s guidelines of social distancing:
- Stay at least 6 feet from other people
- Do not gather in groups
- Stay near your vehicle
- If you are sick or suspect you are infected with the COVID-19, please avoid using our campuses
Will FREE meals be available to students?
Yes, locations for pick-up are Coleman Elementary, Pacific Intermediate, and Robertsville Elementary. These locations are available for any child, regardless of their home address. Watch for signs at the designated distribution sites to pick-up meals. The locations of meal distribution sites are below.
Beginning Wednesday, May 27, MVR-III will be providing free meals with the following changes:
- Meals will be provided for pick up only.
- Serving days will be M-W-F, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. (closed Memorial Day).
- Weekend meals will be provided during the Friday distribution.
- This service will be provided through June 26
Will there be summer school?
Yes, the Meramec Valley R-III School District is offering all students entering Kindergarten through 8th grade 4 weeks of FREE ON-SITE summer school learning during the month of July. The focus for the July Summer Discovery program will now include 4th quarter essential skill content, while still maintaining a high engagement, fun summer learning environment. Enrollment in our summer school, Summer Discovery program will be July 6-31, 2020, so sign up today to guarantee your spot for fun and learning! Use the following link to access more information on Summer Discovery. The Summer Discovery program is open to non-resident students.