As a global learning community, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School has been constantly monitoring the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation throughout the world to help protect and support all students, employees, alums, their families, and the communities our SSM family live in.
Important Announcements & Updates
August 3, 2020
SSM students and families receive detailed information regarding registration days, future family visits, and important guidelines for throughout the school year.
July 31, 2020
Matt Cavellier, Head of School, shares important expectations to the SSM community as students, families, faculty, and staff prepare to come back to campus.
July 25, 2020
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announces Executive Order 20-81, stating that “people in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and businesses, unless alone.”
July 13, 2020
Shattuck-St. Mary’s releases Safely Through the Arch plan addressing what the year ahead will look like in detail.
July 10, 2020
Students and parents receive FAQ addressing some of the most common questions asked in regards to the upcoming 2020-21 school year.
June 15, 2020
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School announces to students, parents, faculty, and staff the plan for returning to campus in the fall.
May 28-30, 2020
SSM hosts virtual Reunion events.
May 27, 2020
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School announces to students, parents, faculty, and staff potential scenarios for returning to campus in the fall.
May 25, 2020
Designated SSM employees return to work following state guidelines and SSM COVID-19 policies.
May 20-22, 2020
SSM hosts Upper School Awards, Middle School Awards, 9th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, and Commencement for the Class of 2020.
April 8, 2020
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School extends distance learning through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. All campus academic and Sports Complex facilities will remain closed as well.
March 25, 2020
In accordance with the Minnesota Emergency Executive Order to Stay at Home, the SSM campus - including the Sports Complex - will be closed to everyone but essential employees beginning Friday, March 27 at 11:59 p.m. CST through at least May 4, 2020.
March 23, 2020
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School begins its first week of distance learning.
March 17, 2020
To further protect the community, the SSM Sports Complex will be closed to all patrons through at least April 14, 2020. Normal business will be handled via email and phone during this time. Please contact Cale Politoski, Sports Complex Manager at [email protected] for questions regarding future building rentals, etc.
March 12, 2020
In conjunction with the SSM Board of Trustees, the School announced the decision to start transitioning all classes to distance learning through April 30th. While continuing to monitor the situation, SSM will make a decision by April 13th to either extend distance learning for the remainder of the academic year or return to School.
Upcoming Event Cancellations
- All [email protected] programming through the 2020-21 School year
Student and Parent Resources
- Distance Learning Plan - General Overview
Distance Learning Plan - Middle School
- Distance Learning Plan - Upper School
- Whipple Weekly - April 2, 2020
Faculty and Staff Resources
Cleaning Material Safety Data Sheets
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Minnesota Department of Health
- Rice County Public Health Department