In accordance with Governor Pritzker’s directive to close all schools in Illinois in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Batavia Public School District 101 was closed Monday, March 16th. On April 10, 2020, the District released guidance for families moving from the term e-learning to Remote Learning. On Friday, April 17, the school closure was extended through the end of the 2019-20 school year. All trips, contests, practices, activities, and events are also canceled through May 2020. Please find additional information in the section below.
Community mitigation is a set of actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the spread of respiratory virus infections. Community mitigation is especially important before a vaccine or drug becomes widely available. Please follow the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing, hand washing, and self-quarantine. Let’s be good neighbors to higher risk level groups.
(Released April 10, 2020)
Please visit the Remote Learning page for answers relating to Remote Learning for all students beginning on April 13, 2020. This section of the website addresses many of the questions we have been receiving from families over the past few weeks. You might notice very little change from when your students were receiving instruction under the e-learning plan in prior weeks, but this revised plan incorporates new guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education.
e-Learning/Remote Learning Learning Lessons
While schools are closed, the District is offering e-learning lessons (Remote Learning as of April 13) to ensure student learning is minimally impacted.
Comcast is currently offering free Internet access for all low-income families through their Internet Essentials program.
Community Volunteer Opportunities at this time
- Batavia Food Pantry: Volunteer or donate
- Batavia United Way: Monitor current needs
- ChipIn Batavia: Monitor current needs
- American Red Cross: Donate blood
- Northern Illinois Food Bank: Volunteer
All after-school events, including practices, rehearsals, and club meetings, have been canceled until further notice.
Breakfast and lunch meal boxes are being provided at no cost to families who regularly receive free or reduced meals in school.
Does your family need assistance with food, shelter, or other needs? If your family needs help, residents of Kane County may call 2-1-1 to connect with a live specialist for assistance with social services such as food, shelter, and counseling. You can dial 2-1-1 anytime, day or night.