UNITED SOUTH CENTRAL SCHOOLS DISTRICT 2134 USC Mission Statement: “Establishing Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Learning . . . Today!” USC Vision Statement:

“A united community preparing every student to thrive today and excel tomorrow!”


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Reminder to Elementary Families Re: Parent-Teacher Conferences -- Call:

This is a reminder to please sign up for Elementary fall conferences by calling the elementary office today or tomorrow (Nov. 17 or 18).


ZOOM Parent-Teacher Conferences on
Tues., Nov. 24th:
 
Click the link below to sign up for your ZOOM Parent-Teacher Conferences on November 24. After you have signed up and provided contact information, you will receive a confirmation email listing the times. Then, on the 24th, click on the links from that email to join Zoom conferences with each of your son's or daughter's teachers.
CLICK THE "BUTTON LINK" BELOW TO SIGN UP FOR CONFERENCES:
Sign Up!

 
Attention Juniors and Parents:
Virtual ZOOM Meeting for Juniors/Parents at 6pm on Tues., Nov. 24. Check your email for ZOOM link.
Junior/Parent Mtg 11.24.20

Administrative Letter to Families--Click this link:
Letter to Families (11.16.20)

Elementary Principal's Update on Elementary Conferences Scheduled for Nov. 19, 24, and 25--Click this link:
Update on Elementary Conferences (11.13.20)
The Fall Scholastic Book Fair is underway! To shop the virtual book fair, click this link: USC Scholastic Book Fair
Fall 2020 Book Fair Image
USC VETERAN'S DAY 2020:
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Special Note: See copies of USC communication with families by visiting the "Distance Learning / Tech Help Site": DISTANCE LEARNING / TECH HELP FOR STUDENTS, FAMILIES, STAFF

CLICK HERE TO READ IMPORTANT LETTER (11.06.20): Letter to Families re: Nov. 9 and 10 and Distance Learning/Hybrid Learning Plans
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Video from
Señora Holl's Spanish Class



Exciting News from USC Theater: Purchase your tickets to view a recording of the show at home OR view a recording of the show at the Flame Theater! Purchase tickets on this site: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/40722
H.S. Musical poster

Message for Families: "To-Go" Community Thanksgiving Meals will be available in Albert Lea. To reserve a meal, those interested need to call 373-5710 and be ready to pick up the dinner in Albert Lea. Families may sign up through November 13th.

Take-Out Thanksgiving 2020 meals available

"UNITED WE MASK"
: USC Students, thank you for practicing the COVID protocols! Keep up the good work: Practice social distancing, hand washing, and "masking up" for everyone's health!



USC YouTube Channel ImageTo view the live streams of USC Volleyball and Football games, go to USC's YouTube Channel: USC YOUTUBE CHANNEL

Announcement about Oct. 14, 2020IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM ADMINISTRATION FOR USC STUDENTS AND FAMILIES:
We are thankful we have been able to stay with the in-person learning model this year.  To help us sustain this model, which includes both in-person and distance learners, the school board approved Wednesday, October 14th, as a non-instructional teacher workday.  There will be no instruction (in-person or distance learning), meal deliveries, or child care on this day. We appreciate the cooperation, flexibility, and support you have offered as we continue to navigate teaching and learning in the age of Covid-19. School will resume on Tuesday, October 20th Thank You and Stay Safe! USC Admin Team


New Resources for Families from the USC Health Office (9/16/20)
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COVID-19 Decision Tree... 8_31_20.pdf Covid-MDH Decision Tree--SPANISH.pdf Home Screening Tool for COVID-19 Symptoms.pdf Covid-MDH Attendance Guide for Parents and Families 9_10_20.pdf


USC Return to Learn
Expectations and Protocols for Students and Staff in Fall 2020
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Links to 7th and 9th Grade Orientation Videos:

7th Grade Orientation Zoom Recording (9/2/20)
9th Grade Orientation Zoom Recording (9/2/20)
August Communication with Families:

Link to Kindergarten Staggered Start Letter (8/27/20)

Link to Elementary Orientation Letter (8/27/20)
Link to
USC Letter to Families (8/20/20)
Link to USC 2020-21 Learning Plan Slides (8/20/20)

Links USC Letter to Families -- Update on Planning Process (8/3/20):
Link to USC Letter to Families (8/3/20)
Carta de USC a las familias (8/3/20). Desplácese hacia abajo para ver la versión en español:

Enlace a la carta de USC a las familias (8/3/20)
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Notice of Filing Dates for Election to the School Board The filing period is between July 28 and August 11 at 5 p.m.

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2134

UNITED SOUTH CENTRAL

STATE OF MINNESOTA

              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 2134 shall begin on July 28, 2020, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.  At that election, three members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.            Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 600 11th St. SW, Wells, Minnesota. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.
Dated:  July 6, 2020

BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/  Thomas Legred                                        
School District Clerk


Click to view the video Running for School Board Member:

Click to read USC's Administrators' Letter to Families (7/20/20): July 20,20 Letter to Families from Admin.pdf
USC 2020 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
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Congratulations, USC Preschool Graduates, and thank you, Mrs. O'Rourke, for sharing this video: USC Academic Honors and Athletic Recognition Virtual Ceremony!  Congratulations to all of our Seniors on their achievements in the classroom and on the field of play! We are proud of you. Click here to view accompanying program:
Program for 2020 Honors and Athletic Recognition Program
2020 USC ATHLETE SLIDESHOW Video
This year's USC ATHLETES are honored in this touching video created by Renae O'Rourke.  We are proud of our USC athletes and how they represent our school. 

CONGRATULATIONS, USC CLASS OF 2020! Enjoy this video made to honor you. Special thanks to Mrs. Christianson, Mrs. Oltman, and all of the participants who wish the best for this year's graduates.
Students, do you need something from Reggie's Locker? if so, click below and request the items such as shampoo or deodorant that you need: Reggie's locker logo

Click here to locate documents from USC Social Workers:
COVID-19 Documents
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Recent News

FEATURES

ANNOUNCEMENTS & LINKS:

Link to "Return to Learn" Site: "How To" Help for Students, Parents, and Staff

Link to new Counseling Office Site (includes COVID-19 resources)

November HIGH SCHOOL Newsletter

November ELEMENTARY Newsletter

COVID-19 Resources from Social Workers









 



 

 

Contact Us

     United South Central Public Schools
     600 11th St. SW 
     PO Box 312
     Wells, MN  56097

     USC Elementary School
     Phone: 1-507-553-5810

     USC High School
     Phone: 1-507-553-5819

     USC District Office
     Phone: 1-507-553-3134 
     FAX:      1-507-553-5929