Good Afternoon Hoopeston Area Families,

This is Superintendent Robert Richardson. Hoopeston Area CUSD #11 is experiencing large numbers of COVID-19 positive cases at John Greer and Hoopeston Area Middle School. Administration in consultation with the Vermilion County Health Department will place John Greer and the Middle School on an Adaptive Pause beginning Monday December 13 through Friday December 17. John Greer and Hoopeston Area MIddle School will communicate with families regarding educational material pick up as well as other information for student learning during this adaptive pause. Families needing a hot spot should contact their child’s school office.

All Christmas concerts for the district have been postponed and will be rescheduled when our COVID situation improves or will be virtually. All athletic events and practices for Hoopeston Area Middle School are canceled during the adaptive pause.

John Greer and Middle School students needing meals during the adaptive pause should complete the Lunch Service Request if Quarantined form on the district webpage by 8 pm on Sunday December 12. Meals will be delivered Monday December 13 in the afternoon, please place your address in the answer box of the food allergies question.

Maple and Hoopeston Area HIgh School will be in session this week. We will continue to monitor the COVID cases and make decisions that keep our students and staff safe. District staff will further sanitize all school buildings over the weekend and continue to increase cleaning and sanitizing procedures.