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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Measures at Archway 

July 10, 2020

HOPE/DISCOVER Youth Programs Announce Reopening Date

Effective Monday, July 20th, HOPE/DISCOVER youth programs will reopen its doors and resume operations at Archway's Washington Township location. Up until this point, both programs have been temporarily closed due to the pandemic. The programs will operate on its summer schedule, from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pick-up times could be as early as 11:00 a.m. Every child will be screened with three questions and a temperature check (before getting on the bus) each day of program. Face masks/coverings MUST be worn during transportation (both to and from program). If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jay at jay.montague@archwayprograms.org or by phone at 856.905.2077. To see the official program annoucement, click on the 'Read More' button below.

June 15, 2020

The Archway Schools: Extended School Year

The Governor has approved Extended School Year (ESY). Effective July 6th, the Archway Schools will be launching a hybrid ESY program including both in school and remote instruction for those who are not ready to send their child to the building. Your child's teacher will be reaching out to see if the decision you provided previously is still the same. We have CDC procedures in place upon returning to ESY. Your safety is our first priority. If your child has an underlying medical condition, he/she will need a doctor's note indicating that it's safe to return to the building. This year's ESY program begins July 6th, and will run through August 19th.

June 14, 2020

Blue Violet Flowers & Gifts Reopens Its Doors 

Effective June 15th, Archway's social enterprise business, Blue Violet Flowers & Gifts, reopened its doors for in-store purchases. Curbside pick-up is still available for any orders placed by phone at 856.336.2548 or online at www.bluevioletflowers.org. Our top priority is to keep our customers, team members and the local community safe and healthy, which is why we have implemented some new procedures. The same Blue Violet Flowers and Gifts you’ve always loved, with new enhancements to maintain a safe and healthy shopping environment. With these changes to our store environment, one thing hasn’t changed – our commitment to our customers in providing quality, value and the health and safety of you and your family. 

June  4, 2020

Just Kids Summer Camp (Barrington, Collingswood, Waterford)

Just Kids has been working diligently to navigate through these unprecedented times. This includes planning for summer camp. As an organization, we are committed to safety and quality of care.  After extensive review of the new guidelines, we   have made the very difficult decision to forgo camp this summer. The safety, logistical, and financial implications to operate were all taken into consideration when making this decision.

May 12, 2020

The Archway Schools (Upper, Lower, Cooper's Poynt)

We are working on putting procedures in place for when we are able to resume school. In the meantime, we have provided enough work in the new packets to last throughout May 15th. Parents will receive work for students to complete from home either electronically or in the form of paper packets by the end of this week.We will update parents and families before 5/15. We miss all of  our students and are as anxious as you are to get back to a new normal. Stay safe and be well. 

 

April 27, 2020

The Archway School at Cooper's Poynt: UPDATE

We are working on putting procedures in place for when we are able to resume school. In the meantime, we have provided enough work in the new packets to last throughout May 15th. Parents will receive work for students to complete from home either electronically or in the form of paper packets by the end of this week.We will update parents and families before 5/15. We miss all of  our students and are as anxious as you are to get back to a new normal. Stay safe and be well. 

 

April 27, 2020

The Archway Upper School: UPDATE

We are working on putting procedures in place for when we are able to resume school. In the meantime, we have provided enough work in the new packets to last throughout May 15th.  Parents will receive work for students to complete from home either electronically or in the form of paper packets by the end of this week. We will update parents and families before 5/15. We miss all of  our students and are as anxious as you are to get back to a new normal. Stay safe and be well. 

 

April 27, 2020

The Archway Lower School: UPDATE

We are working on putting procedures in place for when we are able to resume school. In the meantime, we have provided enough work in the new packets to last throughout the remainder of the school year.  Parents will receive work for students to complete from home either electronically or in the form of paper packets by the end of this week. We will update parents and families on or before May 15th. We miss all of  our students and are as anxious as you are to get back to a new normal. Stay safe and be well. 

 

April 7, 2020

The Archway Schools: Main Campus Update  (Upper/Lower)

As of April 7th, the Archway Schools on the main campus (Upper/Lower), will be closed for the remainder of April. Spring Break begins this Friday (4/10) and runs through next week. Parents will receive more work for students either electronically or in the form of paper packets within the next few days.We will update parents and families towards the end of the month. In the meantime, please stay well, enjoy the break, your family time and the nice weather.

 

April 6, 2020

Annual Hands Around the Lake Event is Postponed 

Due to concerns regarding the outspread Coronavirus (COVID-19), Archway has decided to postpone the Annual Hands Around the Lake Walk for Autism Awareness scheduled for 4/29. Your health and safety is our top priority, which is why the decision was made to postpone the event until a further announced date. 

 

April 1, 2020

Step by Step Program: Early Intervention Services Update 

As of April 1st, Archway's Step by Step Program has resumed early intervention services to children via telehealth. Archway has been working with the state and service coordination units to secure platforms to be ulitilized  to ensure that children’s services are not interrupted. With the use of telehealth we can still provide eligibility evaluations, assessments and weekly sessions dictated by IFSPs. If you suspect that an infant or toddler may be experiencing developmental delays, contact EIS at 888.653.4463.

March 27, 2020

The Archway School at Cooper's Poynt Update (Camden)

Following Governor’s stay at home order, the Archway School at Cooper's Poynt will remain closed indefinitely until the stay at home order is lifted. Students have been provided with remote learning materials up to spring break week. If the school closure extends past this time, more work will be provided. If you have any questions please contact John Petsch via phone at 856.905.2068 or via email at john.petsch@archwayprograms.org

March 24, 2020

The Archway Schools: Main Campus Update  (Upper/Lower)

Following the Governor’s mandate, everyone will be quarantined until Tuesday, April 7th. The Archway Schools (Upper/Lower) on the Main Campus in Atco, New Jersey, will not reopen on Monday, March 30th. All of our students have schoolwork to complete remotely through spring break which ends on April 20. We will update parents and families prior to April 7th once a decision has been made by state and health officials. Archway Programs is dedicated to educating students at our school, but first and foremost keeping them safe and in good health. 

 

March 21, 2020

Blue Violet Suspends Hours of Operations

Effective immediately, Blue Violet Flowers and Gifts will be suspending hours of operations due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

 

March 17, 2020

Blue Violet Updates Store Hours

Effective Wednesday, March 18th, the store hours for Blue Violet Flowers and Gifts will temporarily change (until further notice). Blue Violet will be open Monday through Friday from 10AM to 4PM.  Customers can still place orders online at www.bluevioletflowers.org.

 

March 17, 2020

Step by Step Program: Early Intervention Services Update 

Effective beginning at noon on March 17th, Archway's Step by Step Program (early intervention services), will be temporarily suspended. The Commissioner of the NJ Department of Health determined it necessary for the NJ Early Intervention System (NJEIS) to close services in response COVID-19 for a period of two weeks. The  NJDOH anticipates a return to operations March 31, 2020. 

March 16, 2020

Partial Care Update

Archway's adult partial care program (ACT) and both youth partial care programs (HOPE/DISCOVER) will temporarily close effective Tuesday, March 17th until further notice. 

March 15, 2020

The Archway Schools -- Main Campus (Upper/Lower)

The Archway Schools (Upper/Lower) on the Main Campus in Atco, New Jersey, will temporarily close effective Tuesday, March 17th. Archway teachers and students will report to school on Monday  (3/16) to review remote learning materials. It is expected that the school be closed for two weeks (until 3/27). A reevaluation will be done after this time to see if it will be extended beyond the two weeks.

March 15, 2020

The Archway School at Cooper's Poynt  Closed for Two Weeks

Only teachers will return on Monday, March 16th to finish preparations of remote learning for a temporary two-week closure effective Wednesday, March 18th. Students are expected to report to school on Tuesday  (3/17)  so that teachers can go over materials with students prior to when  the break begins.

March 15, 2020

DD Services: Supportive Living Suspends Community Outings

Effective Monday, March 16th, all recreational community outings have been suspended until further notice during this time for our Supportive Living Program.  

March 15, 2020

DD Services: Residential Community Homes Update 

Effective Monday, March 16th, no outside visitors will be permitted during this time and recreational community outings have been suspended until further notice at all of our Residential Community Homes.

March 14, 2020

DD Services: Agency Respite & Supported Employment Update

Effective Monday, March 16th, Agency Respite and Supported Employment services have been temporarily suspended until further notice.

March 14, 2020

Just Kids Announces Temporary Closures at Several Locations

Effective March 16th, the following Just Kids sites have been temporarily closed for two weeks (until 3/27): Merchantville, Collingswood, Barrington, Oaklyn, Logan Township, Franklinville, and Parkview. Effective March 17th, the following Just Kids sites have been temporarily closed: National Park (until 3/27), Waterford (until 4/20), Magnolia (until 3/31), Pennsville (until 3/27) , and Pine Hill (until 3/27).

March 13, 2020

Saturday Programs have been suspended until further notice.

Saturday Respite and Positive Encounters has been suspended until further notice. 

March 10, 2020

Navigating the Recent Outbreak of COVID-19

An update from George Richards, CEO

March 9, 2020

Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser Postponed 

Due to concerns regarding the recent  Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Archway has decided to postpone the Designer Bag Bingo Fundraiser scheduled for 3/13. Your health and safety is our top priority, which is why the decision was made to postpone the event until a further announced date.

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