7530 South 2700 E, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
801-826-6800

Important Information About Early Out Fridays

Extended Absences 2021-2022

Dear Parent or Guardian,

We understand how frustrating it can be for your child to miss school for an illness or a Covid-19-related quarantine.  We want to support you in every way we can when your child is unable to attend.  Below is some information we hope you will find helpful. 

If your child is experiencing any of the following symptoms, please keep them home for 24 hours before returning to school:

  • Temperature of 100.4 or greater
  • Cough unrelated to asthma
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of taste/smell
  • Body aches/pain
  • Chills
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you would like to test your child for Covid-19, Canyons District is offering rapid tests on Monday and Thursday mornings at the district office.  https://www.canyonsdistrict.org/covid-19/testing/

Frequently Asked Questions for COVID-19, and Related Isolation or Quarantine:

  1. If my child has to isolate or is in quarantine, are the absences excused?
    • Yes, definitely. Our attendance office staff will mark COVID-related absences as E-HH.  This indicates that they are excused. Teaches know this and will work with students to stay on track with work.
  1. How will my child keep up with schoolwork during isolation or quarantine?
    • For most classes your student can find their assignments in their related Canvas
    • Please email classroom teachers with questions.
  1. Who do we contact if my child is struggling with Canvas?
  • If it is a technical issue (can’t login, etc.) please call the Canyons Online Student Helpline: (801) 826-5200
  • If you have a question about a specific assignment, please contact the classroom teacher.
  1. Who should I contact if I have COVID-related medical questions?
  1. Is there any support for my child’s mental health or emotional needs?
    • Please contact us if your child needs these types of supports.  Your child’s school counselor or our school social worker can meet with your child virtually or talk over the phone.  Counseling Center: 801-826-6820
  1. When can my child return to school?
    • Please coordinate with our school nurse, Suzan Tibbitts, on your child’s return date
    • Email: tibbitts@canyonsdistrict.org
    • Work Cell Phone: 801-493-9106
  1. If one child in my household is quarantined, do other children need to stay home as well?

Please contact our nurse for help with your specific situation

  1. School Announcements
    • These are posted in your child’s Canvas account each day.

If you have any other questions, please contact us. 801-826-6800.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Paula Logan

Principal

Butler Middle School

 

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