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Superintendent's Letters

September 3, 2020

The September 3 Superintendent's Letter is our most recent communication to parents.   Previous letters can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

Dear Dock Parents and Students,

We are delighted to have most of our Dock students physically back on campus again! While  “school” has been different this fall, the social interactions and relationships are helping fill a void from these past months. Face coverings and social distancing are the norm. Remote learners continue to connect with classmates and teachers, although some remote learners are moving back on campus next week. We welcomed 120 new students to Dock this year.

Our teachers and staff have worked hard to prepare for the school year. We are grateful for their flexibility, love, and care for our students. They are truly essential workers!

As of today, we have 0 known positive COVID-19 cases among students and faculty. We are grateful for such a positive report through our first 11 days of school. While this may change throughout the year, we celebrate our beginning.

Our school families have been diligent in screening for symptoms before students leave home. Thank you! Keeping students with symptoms at home, wearing face coverings, increased attention to cleaning, and social distancing have helped keep our school community healthy. Face coverings have been a visible sign that we care about more than just ourselves. We care for everyone else in our school community. Thank you for your encouragement of students to help keep everyone safe. Please continue your diligence in this effort to keep our students on campus this fall!

We hope you have a great weekend and break. Stay safe and we look forward to seeing students back on campus on Tuesday!

Dr. Conrad Swartzentruber