Coronavirus Updates and Information
We thank you for your continued patience and understanding during this challenging time. As the situation progresses, updates will be available here and will be shared via email as well. Should Dwight community members have specific questions that are not addressed below, kindly email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remote Learning Expectations and Support
Have questions or need support?
- Preschool and Kindergarten: Please contact Chris Allen at email@example.com
- Lower School: Please contact your classroom teacher or Martha Hirschman at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Middle School: Please contact Ron Posner at email@example.com
- Upper School: Please contact your Dean or Eric Dale at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Our School Counselors: Michael Haber at email@example.com and Jessica Sarnicola at firstname.lastname@example.org, will remain accessible to support students during this time. Students are encouraged to meet our Counselors via Google Meet and can make appointments by email. Parents, likewise, should feel comfortable reaching out to our Counselors.
The NYC Department of Health recommends that New Yorkers stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Access More of the Latest Health Information
Activities and Service Opportunities
How can I support my child emotionally during this time?
- 6 ways parents can support their kids through the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak (UNICEF)
- 7 science-based strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety (The Conversation)
- Supporting Families During COVID-19 (Child Mind Institute)
- A Creative Way for Discussing Coronavirus with Kids (BrainPop)
- Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus (NPR)
- Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource (National Association of School Psychologists)
- Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (SAMHSA.gov)
- Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (Child Mind Institute)
- How to talk to children about difficult news (American Psychological Association)
- Explaining the News to Our Kids (Common Sense Media)
- Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events (healthychildren.org)
- International School Counselor Association (ISCA) Parent Resource
- BrainPop Video – Coronavirus
- 5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus (New York Times)
- A Curious Guide for Courageous Kids
If you need to talk to someone right away:
- The U.S. has a 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255