Dear Neighbors                     SEE Changes and Closings in Next Post 3/18/2020 

The Presidential Preference Election is ongoing today until 7 PM for registered Democrats to choose a candidate for POTUS. Voting may be done at any vote center in Yavapai County. Our closest is at the Beaver Creek Adult Center, 4250 E Zuni Way, in the Village Square across the street from the former Ranch House Restaurant. If you have an unmailed mail in ballot, it may be dropped off before 7 PM.
The Calendar Crew has more closings and canceled meeting to report. The National Park Service has cancelled all activities for the March Archaeology and Heritage Month at Montezuma Castle, Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot. All additional activities have been cancelled at Montezuma Well. The Verde Valley Archaeology Center Museum is closed. However, the Native American Pathway is open. The Friends of Beaver Creek Library meeting is cancelled. The Yavapai County Planning & Zoning Commission will not meet for the next 90 days, planning to recommence in June. The Board of Adjustment and Hearing Officer cases will be on the same hiatus. The Board of Supervisors meeting schedule will continue the same but is requesting fewer to attend and is not encouraging public participation at the meetings.
March 13 Rainbow
Beaver Creek School may be closed but education, food distribution, and information services continue. Meal delivery started yesterday, Monday, and homework delivery starts today. The two bus routes for meal and homework delivery are below. Also please check out the “Good Things” from Superintendent Ward. It’s amazing what such a small school can do!!
Beaver Creek Public Library remained open as of yesterday. The Verde Valley Clean Up (Free Dumping) is still scheduled to start on Thursday. Several small group activities are still planned but subject change.
Beaver Creek is still functioning & caring 
. . . . . the calendar crew  
The Good Things Happening in the Beaver Creek School
March 2020
March 16, 2020
*        To the teaching staff who has come in to prepare packets for their students, thank you. I reviewed several packets. They were prepared with thoughtful academic needs for your classroom.
*        To the cafeteria and bus staff delivering those packets on the bus routes starting Tuesday, Thank you.
*        To the bus staff and cafeteria staff preparing and delivering meals this Monday through Thursday to our kids at bus stops, Thank you.
*        To our families asking for work and reaching out to communicate with their children’s teachers, Thank you.
*        Families, Thank you for supporting the president’s request to not gather in places of more than 10. Thank you for teaching our children about social distancing and about handwashing.
*        We are here for you even if remotely, families. We will check our email, our DOJO, and our phones to communicate. Our goal is to reduce the anxiety of our children and you to the best of our ability. We know it takes a village and Beaver Creek staff and families have stepped up to continue learning with our children.
Other Good Things!
Mrs. Allie Wheeler attended Crisis Prevention Intervention trainer training in order to continue in her role as the district CPI trainer.
The Verde Valley Sanctuary presented to our students on important topics for social emotional learning and mental health. Many teachers have expressed gratitude for these important educational sessions.
The girls and boys basketball teams went to the small schools state tournament. The girls took third place. Thank you to all of our terrific basketball coaches!
Although postponed, the boys baseball team was off to a great start, they have been practicing and were looking forward to their upcoming first game.
Although postponed, Jr. Basketball was halfway through their season.  This is a volunteer run program which gives students in 1st through 4th grades an opportunity to develop their skills as basketball players.
The STEAM Extravaganza was well attended, along with the yummy dollar per family dinner.
Karin Ward
Beaver Creek School District
4810 E Beaver Creek Road
Rimrock, Arizona 86335

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