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Per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-82, COVID case data, and in consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health, the New Prague Area School District is currently operating in a hybrid model for grades K-12.

Families can read our updated Return to School Guide here.  

Current News

UPDATED 9-16-20

 

Local Live Webinar "Back to School: Re-entry and Resilience"

The Duck Cup Memorial Fund is sponsoring a live webinar for parents, caregivers and community members, called "Back to School: Re-entry and Resilience."

September 29, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

Click here for flyer with details.

Make a Virtual Appointment With Your School Counselor

document-form.gif Make a virtual appointment with Mr. Bartusek, Last Names A - Fe
document-form.gif Make a virtual appointment with Ms. Nelson, Last Names Fi - La
document-form.gif Make a virtual appointment with Ms. Johnson, Last Names Le - Schae
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The Well Youth Center, Active Now in New Prague

Click here. The Well's mission is to end hopelessness among teens. 

Mental Health and COVID - 19: Fantastic Resource!

This link has just about everything you might need to navigate the mental health and wellness of you and your loved ones during the Corona Virus Pandemic. There is a ton of information here, so don't try to look at it all at once. But pick one or two topics to get started. You'll be glad you did! 

The site is provided by Mental Health America (MHA), the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. 

Scott County Mental Health Crisis Support, Telehealth Appointment

During this difficult time, this is a great resource as many people are experiencing an increase in mental health symptoms.  One does not have to be in significant crisis for this service to be used.  Also, due to COVID-19, telehealth assessments and stabilization appointments are available. If a family or individual does not have health insurance, the cost is covered by the county. For those with insurance, the insurance company would be billed, but any additional costs would also be covered by the county.  Scott County Crisis is available 24/7. The crisis line is 952-818-3702.
 

Change to Chill: Great Resource About Stress for Teens

Change to Chill is a free online resource offered by Allina Health aimed at improving mental well-being among teens. Through collaboration with teens, parents, schools and community partners, the program:

* Provides easy-to-use information and resources about stress for teens

* Addresses what stress is, what triggers it and how to recognize its signs

* Equips teens with tools for coping with stress, such as meditation, mindful movement, how-to videos and guided imagery.

Parent Resource: Helping Kids Cope (Mayo Clinic)

Easy to understand, recommended strategies for talking with kids about the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

Resource for Violence in Home

The Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women wants communities to know that their services are still available during the Corona Virus pandemic. Reach out to them for help, questions, support.