Information and Resources
On this page, we will be sharing information and resources for our school community. Scroll down for School-Wide Resources and Campus-Specific information as well. Posts will be added as we gather information from our partners, staff, and community to share.
- An Important Message from Head of School has been emailed to families and posted on our website.
- For all Head of School Announcements, visit HOS Corner
- During this challenging time, we wanted to provide you with critical resources (academic and non-academic) that families and students normally receive from school.
- There is a robust and coordinated effort through which at least forty three school sites will be providing “grab and go” nutritious meal pickup across Orleans parish by March 18. Other parishes will be joining this effort and providing information as well. If you have any questions about how to receive meals for your family please reach out to Melissa Boudreaux, Director of Food Service, for assistance.
- Art Resource from Ms. Vanessa and Ms. Katie (Dixon Campus)
- Free stories in multiple languages
- Online Educational Resources
- Coronavirus Kids Comic shared by Ms. Nikia McGee (Westbank Campus Social Worker)
- Library Resources shared by Ms. Kat Anderson (Uptown Campus Librarian)
- LCCR Community Resources shared by Ms. Anne Bachrach (Uptown Campus Social Worker)
- Resources shared by Ms. Ruby Corbyn-Ross (Westbank Campus)
- Online Teaching Resources from The National WWII Museum
Knowledge on the Go– has video lessons based on Eureka Math modules
PBS Kids released this article on how to talk to kids about the coronavirus. (SELF)
Join Kennedy Center Artist in Residence Mo Willems, each weekday for Lunch Doodles and explore drawing, doodling, and new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. (SELF)
Learning Log can support families at home with daily Logging of instructional activities with their children. (SELF)
Special Needs Focused
ADHD: Parents would benefit from this free webinar Coronavirus Crash Course for Parents: Keeping Kids with ADHD in ‘Study Mode’ While Home from School to learn how to manage their child’s academics during the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, March 19, at 2 pm ET. If unavailable at this time, Sign up and you will receive the free webinar replay link after 3/19 as well.
AUTISM: We found numerous resources to support children with Autism during this confusing time. This social story is aimed at helping to alleviate fears and anxiety many children may be experiencing at this time. This social story discusses symptoms and how we all can do our part to slow the spread. (SELF)
MODERATE TO SEVERE LEARNING NEEDS: Special Needs for Special Kids has opened its website to be a remote learning experience to support the learning of students with more moderate to severe learning needs. It will be a source of quality lessons and activities for parents or teachers to utilize. Additionally, the Sherlock Center Resource Library. offers Adapted Literature, a valuable resource for teachers to help students with severe disabilities participate in the general curriculum. (SELF)
RELATED SERVICE while not in school. (SELF)
Social and Emotional Learning
- School’s Out: A Parents’ Guide for Meeting the Challenge During the COVID-19 Pandemic click here
- Wellness Activities for Kids (and parents, too)
- Daily Schedule
- Gratitude Jar
- Play “I Spy” from a porch or window
- Fitness Bingo
- Take a daily walk or bike ride with family
- Create a dance routine
- Read and discuss together
- Go on a scavenger hunt – make a list of 10 things to find…”find something soft”, “find something round”, “find something with spots, etc.”
- Make a list of all of your loved ones and try to call at least one each day
- Weed the yard or pick up trash
Internet device required (all free):
7 Things Improv Game with Cheryl Manley and Chris Tiberio KID smART Staff