LSCSD COVID-19 Information & Resources
Please Be Safe! Follow the '3 W's'
WEARING our face masks, WASHING our hands, and WATCHING our distance all help minimize the risk of transmitting the coronavirus. Stay safe, Eagles!
Below you will find information on Educational Resources, the District's Re-Opening/Return to Hybrid Instruction plans from Fall and Winter, Self-Care & Coping Resources, and Travel Advisory Information.
Please note: Parents cannot log in to Google Classroom. Only users (students and staff) with an lscsd.org Google account can sign in. Parents can sign up for Guardian Email Summaries (Daily or Weekly) by contacting the teacher and sharing their email address.
Visit your school building's website for that school's online learning information:
Predators who stalk the Internet have not taken a break during COVID-19. Parental supervision, open discussions about Internet safety, active monitoring, and use of privacy settings will reduce the chance of victimization.
Self-Care & Coping
Family Support Resources
Please reach out to your building principal if you have questions or concerns, and always leave a phone number where you can be contacted.
If you're in a mental health crisis, please call Spectrum C.A.R.E.S. at (716) 882-4357 or https://www.eriemha.org/crisis.php.
You can also TEXT the crisis text line: text "home: to the number 741741 or https://www.eriemha.org/crisis.php.
Lake Shore Central School District School Social Workers:
Keri Fisher: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join her remind: text "@286gb7" to 81010.
Nicole Phillips: email@example.com
Join her remind: text "@ecca286" to 81010
If you see an outside counselor here at Lake Shore through our Family Support Center:
Kate Nolan Eaton (Harmonia) at the High School can be reached at (716) 947-5025 ext. 122.
Emily Crowley (Gateway-Longview) at the Middle School can be reached at (716) 783-3221 ext. 3373.
Melissa Heusinger (Best Self) at W.T. Hoag can be reached at (716) 646-4991 ext. 1605.
Local Basic Need Resources
School breakfast and lunch meals are available until the end of June for all families in the Lake Shore district. Any family is welcome to come and pick up meals, for anyone 18 years or younger. Meals given to families include Saturday and Sunday meals. Pick up time is 3:30 to 6 pm on Mondays at the Middle School Sculpture Garden entrance.This is a program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
If you have questions please contact Debbie Becker, Food Service Manager, at 926-2291. She is available to answer questions during meal pickup, as well.
Operation Good Neighbor - Food Pantry and Clothing Closet
Most Precious Blood Church
17 Prospect St., Angola
2060 S. Creek Rd., North Evans
Tuesdays 12:30-2:30pm and 7-8pm
Seneca Nation Tribal Advocate - Emergency Food Pantry
12885 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
Monday-Friday, 8am - 4:30pm
Additional information for local services
Dial 211, text your zip code to 898-23 or visit http://www.211wny.org/Erie-County/
Self Care & Coping Videos for Middle & High School Students
It is very important to take good care of ourselves. Here are some ideas for good self care: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/click-here-happiness/201812/self-care-12-ways-take-better-care-yourself
School social worker Keri Fisher, LMSW, from the Lake Shore Family Support Center, shares helpful videos on her youtube channel. Click HERE.
"Parenting During a Pandemic" ...
"The Challenge is to Contain Anxiety - Our Own and That of those Around Us."
Living in the time of a pandemic can be stressful and difficult for everyone, as parents and kids try to carry on with work and school in the midst of tremendous uncertainty.
Here is a podcast about ways to address these challenges in a positive, mindful way.
Calm the Chaos: How to handle your child's behavior: https://calmthechaosworkshop.com/invite/
Travel Advisory Information
Updated travel advisory information can be found HERE.