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Start of the 2020-2021 School Year at LN

What to Expect

The start of the 2020-2021 school year will be one for the books - with many different regulations in place.  Below is everything (we hope!) you need to know as you prepare:

 

What hasn't changed...

  • Daily Bulletin (Make sure to bookmark this!  This is where we update what is going on at our schools!)
  • School Calendar for 2020-2021
  • School Supply Lists
  • Lunch Prices
    • Breakfast/lunch menus are always linked in the Daily Bulletin
    • Please pay breakfast/lunch bills 2 weeks in advance
    • Full price breakfast - $1.30 (K-12); Reduced - $0.40 (served 7:30 - 8 AM) -- preschool is included in tuition
    • Full price lunch - $2.55 (K-5) & $2.60 (6-12); Reduced - $0.40 -- preschool is included in tuition
    • Extra milk - $0.40 at all locations
    • 2nd Chance Breakfast for 6-12:  $1 paid in cash (not charged to lunch account; must have exact amount)
    • Free/Reduced Lunch Form (please submit prior to September 1st)
    • Your lunch status will remain in effect from last year UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1ST, unless you fill out AND are approved for free/reduced lunches
  • Transportation
    • You should have already received notice on your child's transportation, if riding a route/shuttle
    • If you have questions, please contact Larry Mazour at the elementary at 402-756-7013 or email him at lmazour@southcentralusd.us 
  • Student Paperwork (what is required at each site), including a link to:
    • Physical Forms (required for 7th & 9th graders or anyone else new to athletics)
    • NSAA Consent Forms (required for all 7th - 12th graders)

Important dates to note on your calendar:

  • August 10th:  Start of HS sports practices (don't forget, you need the required NSAA forms to practice)
  • August 17th at 6 PM:  Online meeting for re-organization of the Raider Booster Club - sign up HERE!
  • August 18th:  Start of K-12 classes, beginning at 8:15 AM & ending at 3:42 PM
  • August 19th:  Start of JH sports practices (again, required NSAA forms to practice/participate); start of students traveling to NCAPS (BUS LEAVES @ 7:40 AM); AND the first day that MS students will travel to NCAPS for STEM (6th grade travels for the first 12 weeks, then 7th for Construction, and then 8th for Manufacturing)
  • August 20th:  Start of preschool classes, beginning at 8:15 AM & ending at 3:30 PM (or 11:30 AM if 1/2 day preschool)
  • August 26th:  School pictures in Nelson AND many group pictures, such as FFA, FBLA, FCA, StuCo, and more
  • August 27th:  School pictures in Lawrence (only elementary pictures include composites of the class)
  • There will be no back to school dance and no fall scrimmages

What has changed:

  • At this time, we are not allowing visitors into the school unless they are masked, temperature checked & there for school-related purposes, such as college reps, school pictures, etc.
  • Return to School Plan for the District
    • Students riding school transportation will be masked
    • Students who cannot social distance will be encouraged to be masked
    • Once social distancing is in place, masks do not need to be worn, but can be if parents wish for their child to do so
    • All students have been given a mask (or will be at Elementary Orientation on 8/13)
    • Elementary students will also be given a lanyard to keep their mask on
  • There will be no back to school dance and no fall scrimmages
  • Visiting teams here for games will have a new set of expectations as well: