COVID-19 Resources and Information

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our Local Public Health Agencies (LPHA) and our communities to provide updated information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019).

News Release/Press Conference Update:

Governor Polis has extended his Executive Order suspending in-person instruction until April 30, 2020. During his press conference today, he reiterated that in-person instruction is unlikely to resume this year. His Executive Order also suspends athletics and extracurricular activities until April 30, 2020. Your teachers will continue to provide remote instruction/learning activities during this time period.

Stay safe and healthy Bobcats!

~ Thank you ~

Dated April 1, 2020

COVID19 Letter to StudentsParents 3.26.2020

Students and Parents -

We will continue the drive-through and pick-up of breakfast/lunch sacks, Mondays and Wednesdays, between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Manzanola Elementary School along the drop-off/pick-up lane by the lunch room doors. Sacks will have two days of breakfast/lunch.

Also,

Parents - Students who requested to check-out a Chromebook/Laptop: your item will be ready for pick-up on Monday, March 30, 2020, between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Manzanola Elementary School. Please drive to the main door/entrance curb and we will bring the item to your vehicle.

Stay safe and healthy Bobcats!

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 29, 2020

Students and Parents -

During the COVID-19 closure of schools, you may call either school building if you have questions:

  • Manzanola Elementary School at 719-462-5578, Monday and Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Manzanola Jr/Sr High School at 719-462-5528, Tuesday and Thursday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

You can also call outside of these hours and leave a voice message. Stay safe and stay healthy Bobcats!

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 24, 2020

Students and Parents -

Manzanola School District staff met on March 23, 2020 and will work throughout this week to prepare materials for remote student learning. Teachers will be contacting students and parents Wednesday and/or Thursday. Students can expect to receive information from teachers in order to begin remote learning on Monday, March 30, 2020 or before. Stay safe and stay healthy Bobcats!

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 23, 2020

Students and Parents -

Manzanola School District staff will be working on March 23 and 24, 2020 to prepare materials for remote student learning. Students can expect to begin remote learning on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Stay safe and stay healthy Bobcats!

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 21, 2020

Manzanola School District Students and Parents -

Families will be able to drive through and pick-up free breakfast/lunch sacks beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Manzanola Elementary School along the drop-off/pick-up lane. Sacks will have two days of breakfast/lunch and will be handed to you as you remain in your vehicle. The process will repeat again on Wednesday, March 25. We plan to continue this pattern through April 15, 2020.

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 21, 2020

Manzanola Elementary School and Manzanola Jr/Sr High School will be closed starting Monday, March 23, 2020 through Friday, April 17, 2020 per Colorado Governor Polis' Executive Order 'Ordering Suspension of Normal In-Person Instruction at All Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in the State of Colorado Due to the Presence of COVID-19.' Please watch for communication from the school district for instructions and details on how we will proceed with learning activities that can be done through e-learning or other remote learning strategies. Our staff will need some time to prepare and make plans on how to share them with our students and parents. We will also provide information regarding our food service program.

~ Thank you ~

Dated March 18, 2020

Resources from Otero County Health Department

Rick Ritter, Executive Director of Otero County Health Department plans on giving live, weekly updates regarding COVID-19 on Monday mornings between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on KBLJ (1400 AM) / KTHN (92.1 FM) radio. Please share with others who would like to remain informed.

3.23.2020.The Best Medicine.pdf
Social Distancing Public Health Order.20-23.pdf
3.15.2020 Coronavirus Update. What's the Plan.pdf