Nichols Virtual School and COVID-19

Nichols Virtual School


Distance Learning Resources for Parents and Students

For those who are struggling with “Zoom exhaustion” from extended screen time during the day, check out these tips.

Athletic Trainer Bambi Horton provides eight corrective exercises to help with the everyday aches and pains that arise with extended periods of time at home.

Looking for some family fun to engage your creative side? Middle School visual arts teacher Mrs. Achatz has compiled this list of free artistic resources including apps, games and online tools that are great for students and families!

Check out these 12 virtual tours of some of the world’s greatest museums right from your own home.

Learn about reframing from our Licensed Mental Health Counselor Danielle Vallas, and how this technique can impact your mental and physical health.

Our School Nurse Michelle Derenda has provided resources for healthy habits to improve your sleep, activity and nutrition while at home.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Danielle Vallas has assembled a list of yoga and mindfulness apps for students and families to try at home.

Nichols School’s Athletic Trainer Bambi Horton has some excellent tips for setting up your new home workspace. She also shares some easy desk exercises on Ergonomics at Home with Bambi Horton.

Please click here to read "Are You Stressed? Know the Signs" by Danielle Vallas.

From the Health Office

This Guidance for Schools and Childcare Programs web page from the CDC outlines many actions Nichols School community members should keep in mind.

The CDC is also providing numerous resources for families regarding preparation and observation of symptoms.

Read this infographic with guidelines for the "15 Days to Slow the Spread" initiative.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact School Nurse Michelle Derenda via phone at 716.332.5105 or by email at mderenda@nicholsschool.org.

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Nichols School is a nationally recognized college preparatory coed independent school with a 128-year history.