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School Canceled Wednesday, Feb. 20
Due to the projected snowstorm, Bloomington Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20. This includes all early childhood through grade 12 schools in the district.

Additionally, the following programs have been canceled:
  • All early childhood programs, including preschool, ECFE, ECSE and screening programs.
  • Kids’ SAFARI, Early Learners Academy and Galaxy
  • Metro South Adult Basic Education
  • Community Education
  • Adult and youth enrichment classes
  • The district’s two Activity Centers at Jefferson and Kennedy high schools
High school students participating in athletics/activities should check with their coaches.

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Family Tech Tip: Creating a Family Media Plan

This is the first of our Technology team's monthly Tech Tips for BPS staff and families. Tech Tips will be shared via our staff newsletter The Inside Page, district and school websites and the district's social media channels.

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Create your Family Media Plan and set up your school year for success

Children today are immersed in digital resources for personal and educational use. Bloomington students use devices to access educational content, collaborate and connect with peers and more, and we want students and families to be successful when devices are brought into the home.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents and caregivers develop a family media plan that takes into account the health, education and entertainment needs of students and their families.

To help families start the discussion at home, we have created resources you can use to set up expectations for technology use in your home during the 2018-19 school year.

Family Media Plan Resources

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