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Updated Back to School

Important Back to School Information
Updated:  July 28, 2020

Holling Families,

In 2001 NE Husker Eric Crouch ran a record-breaking 95 yards to score a touchdown against the Missouri Tigers. A rushing touchdown that goes from end zone to end zone is rare, and nothing less than phenomenal.  When the players left the huddle before this a passing play was planned.  Crouch and his team were responsive to the activity on the field, escaped a near quarterback sack, and made several revisions to their original game plan to make this record-breaking play.  

I share this with you not because I greatly miss Husker Football victories, which I do, but as a powerful example of the importance of shifting and pivoting in response to situations.  The world around us is shifting and as a school district, we are responding.  Just like the Huskers in 2001 we are pulling together as a team, monitoring and adjusting our game plans and will, in the end, experience successes we never knew possible.   

This email outlines some of the shifts that have been made that will impact you and your child.  Please read this email in its entirety. 

On Monday you received an email from Dr. Sutfin talking about changes to the first week of school.  Below is the schedule he shared for week #1.  


Last Name 


Monday, August 10th 



*Elementary: 8:30-3:45

Middle: 7:45-3:00

High School: 8:00-3:15 

Tuesday, August 11th


Wednesday, August 12th


Thursday, August 13th 


Friday, August 14th 

Remote Learners

*Elementary: 8:30-12:00

Middle: 7:45-11:15

High School: 8:00-11:30 

Monday was originally planned for kindergarten students only- This is NO LONGER THE PLAN. Kindergarten students will come on their assigned day according to the chart above. 

Due to changes in Week #1, as well as the addition of the Remote Learning option, we have made some changes to the back to school plan. Please mark these dates on your calendar.

  • Monday, August 3- You will receive the first Hawk Squawk of the School Year. It will provide more information on details for Week #1 and Safety Procedures specific to Holling for the Fall.
  • Tuesday, August 4 at Noon- You will receive an email from your child’s Classroom Teacher that welcomes them to their classroom. (Only parents who have completed online enrollment updates will receive teacher information).
  • Wednesday, August 5 at 5:30-6:00 we will hold a REQUIRED Remote Parent information meeting. If you can not attend this meeting please reach out to admin staff. This is ONLY for parents who have signed up for the Remote Learning Option.
  • Thursday, August 6  join your classroom teacher's virtual Open House, they will provide for you more information on the Zoom Link in their Welcome Letter.  These will be recorded and shared if you can not attend live.
    • Prek-2- 5:30-6:10
    • Grades 3-5 6:20-7:00

 The welcome packet pick-up originally scheduled has been canceled due to changes in the first week of school.  Materials will be distributed the first week of school.

If you still need to complete online registration- this is required of  ALL new and returning families please do so ASAP- this link will help you get started with the process.

We thank you for your patience and flexibility as we go for the 95-yard rushing touchdown.  We know together we can make this year an amazing one for the children of Holling.  We are here for you.  Reach out to the office with any questions and stay connected through Facebook, Twitter, and by checking your emails regularly.  

Take Care,

Tracy Logan- Holling Principal