UPDATES AND CHANGES TRIGGERED BY COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources

La Salle preps to start 2020-21 school year online

Based on guidance from state officials, La Salle Prep's staff is preparing to start the 2020-21 school year online. Read the president/principal's letter to Falcon famlies about the coming here.
 
Further news about La Salle's pandemic-related changes will be broadcast via this page, email, Schoology, and some or all of the following channels: Facebook, lsprep.org, Instagram, and Twitter.
 
Thank you for your patience as we adjust to these circumstances. To see a few examples of what Lasallians are doing when they're not at school, check out La Salle Life.
 
Update 7.23.20: Opening scenarios and planning for fall 2020 outlined in PDF below
Many students had plans to visit colleges this spring and summer. Though most colleges and universities are closed for tours because of the outbreak, you can still “see” many of them from the comfort of your own homes!
Virtual Tours
This list, compiled by Rebecca Chabrow, MA, includes links to virtual tours, and information about more than 900 college and universities.  
College Deposit Dates and College Admissions Events
As a service to students and families, the National Association for College Admission Counseling is providing this online tool for information about changes in college admission events, deposit dates, and more.
Scholarships
Find information and links to scholarships on the La Salle website here.
SAT and ACT Updates
Some test dates have been cancelled and/or rescheduled. You can find more information here for the SAT, and here for the ACT. You can find information about test prep including Khan Academy (free & online) here.
Oregon Goes to College
The Oregon Goes to College Organization has encouraged us to share this blog post with students and families. They are updating it daily with information students need as they make their enrollment decisions: updates about testing, links to virtual tours and information sessions, updated deposit deadlines, and advice from Oregon’s admissions deans and directors about making it through these difficult months.

Oregon’s seven public universities as well as Oregon Health & Science University will not require freshman applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores as part of their admission application, starting with fall term 2021. "Going forward, undergraduate students applying to any of Oregon’s public universities will have the option — rather than the requirement — of submitting standardized test scores with their application for admission," according to an announcement posted by Oregon State University. Read more

Faith is being expressed online in many ways, including:
Archbishop Sample
 
Live Masses
Librarian Ann Poteet is sharing these resources for free ebooks and audio books.
Public libraries also have posted applications for e-resources library cards. Apply online for access to ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, databases, newspapers, and magazines. 
 
If you have questions about La Salle Prep and its response to the pandemic, contact:

COVID-19 tuition relief

La Salle has established the COVID-19 Tuition Relief Fund to assist families in our community facing economic hardship because of the pandemic. Give to fund.

Food resources

North Clackamas

To-go meals are being distributed from several schools in the North Clackamas School District. All students, age 18 and under can receive free meals. Students do not need to be present to receive a meal. Go here for details.

Milwaukie

Free food is available to families living in the North Clackamas School District Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am -2 pm the Wichita Center, 6031 SE King Road, Milwaukie.

Oregon Food Bank

Find food pantries and assistance sites throughout the metro area by typing in your ZIP code here. You also can seek information by  sending an email, or by calling (503) 505-7061 (phone hours are 9 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday).

Happy Valley parish to distribute food

Our Lady of Lavang parish in Happy Valley will distribute food to anyone who needs it from 2-5 pm to  Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 28. 

The giveaway is part of a USDA partnership with Pacific Coast Fruit to provide food via parishes of the Archdiocese of Portland.
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Additional resources:

Partners for Hunger-Free Oregon
211info.org
PDX Covid-19 Mutual Aid
Meals on Wheels People

How to help
 
A list of ways Lasallians can assist others at this time.