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COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution

We are happy to announce that the R.Rex Parris High School has received its allocation of COVID-19 testing kits. These kits are only for students currently enrolled at R. Rex Parris High School. 

 

The kits will be made available for pick up on Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Student IDs must be presented in order to collect a testing kit. Please come to the back door of the Library and staff will assist you, if you are unable to leave your vehicle a staff member will bring the kit to your vehicle but all other requirements are necessary.

If you are unable to pick up your kit this Saturday, you may come to the school starting Monday and pick up a kit for your child. Please come to the front office and staff will assist you.

We encourage you to keep these kits to use if your student experiences COVID-19 symptoms or in the case of your student being identified as a close contact of an individual positive with COVID-19.  Testing directions are included in your kit.  

SkillsUSA National Winner

When faced with the social restrictions of the pandemic over the last year, it’s easy to understand why a school would consider putting a program on hold that involves older students mentoring younger students in areas of career exploration. For the SkillsUSA chapter at the Academies of Antelope Valley in Quartz Hill, Calif., however, putting their Student2Student mentoring program on hold wasn’t an option; they just needed to find a new way to make it happen. In doing so, they secured for themselves not just an enriching experience for all involved, but SkillsUSA’s 2021 Student2Student Mentoring Award.

Read more HERE.

When faced with the social restrictions of the pandemic over the last year, it’s easy to understand why a school would consider putting a program on hold that involves older students mentoring younger students in areas of career exploration. For the SkillsUSA chapter at the Academies of Antelope Valley in Quartz Hill, Calif., however, putting their Student2Student mentoring program on hold wasn’t an option; they just needed to find a new way to make it happen. In doing so, they secured for themselves not just an enriching experience for all involved, but SkillsUSA’s 2021 Student2Student Mentoring Award.

Read more HERE.