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Middle School Opening Plans

The team at Gerald G. Huesken Middle School has worked hard to put together a plan that will allow the district to open the new building with a focus on the learning community and safety of the students and staff. 

The school year will begin with a staggered start (this applies ONLY to the middle school) in order to provide a thorough orientation of the new building for each student, with additional staff available for students on their first day of school.

Please see the opening schedule below:

  • August 18:
    • iPad distribution at the OLD middle school from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • August 19
    • iPad distribution at the OLD middle school from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • August 22
    • iPad distribution at the OLD middle school from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • August 24th-26th
    • Students will be working virtually through Schoology with synchronous and asynchronous learning. Specific learning expectations and login information will be provided in next week’s newsletter.
  • August 29th
    • 6th Grade In-Person Orientation Day at the new building. 6th grade will begin in the school building, while 7th and 8th grade students will be at home participating virtually.
  • August 30th
    • 7th Grade In-Person Orientation Day at the new building. 7th grade students will come to school, while 6th and 8th grade students be at home participating virtually.
  • August 31st
    • 8th Grade In-Person Orientation Day at the new building. 8th grade students will come to school, while 6th and 7th grade students be at home participating virtually.
  • September 1st
    • All students in grades 6-8 will be in-person at the new building starting Thursday, September 1st

In addition, the middle school will host three Community Open Houses:

  • August 26th
    • 6th grade Cruise the Halls Night. 6th Grade students and families are invited to come and cruise the halls of the new middle school from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • August 29th
    • 7th grade Cruise the Halls Night. 7th Grade students and families are invited to come and cruise the halls of the new middle school from 6-7:30 p.m.
  • August 30th
    • 8th grade Cruise the Halls Night. 8th Grade students and families are invited to come and cruise the halls of the new middle school from 6-7:30 p.m.

For more information, please click here to access Dr. Metzinger's most recent newsletter.

Please be sure to regularly check your email and/or the district website for any additional information or updates!