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THE ELEMENTARY IN-PERSON SCHOOL DAY


Before leaving home:
  • A parent will check their child for any symptoms that would prevent them from attending/remaining at school.

  • A parent will check that their child has at least one clean face covering and a filled water bottle with them.

Arrival at school:
  • Campus will open for Kindergarten and 5-6 at 7:45 and for 1st-4th grade at 8:00. Students will not be allowed on campus prior to their designated arrival time.

  • Students will proceed directly to their classroom at their drop off time - no group gathering will be permitted.

  • Preventative safety measures and physical distancing when possible.

  • Face coverings required per city/county/state mandates.

At school:
  • At elementary recess, classroom cohorts will stay together for K-4.
  • Student transitions will be minimized utilizing one way traffic flow; teachers will transition rooms as needed (K-4).
  • 5-6 students will adhere to their regular schedule utilizing one way traffic flow during class transitions.
  • Elementary classroom cohorts stay together at recess breaks.
  • The social and emotional needs of our students and our staff continue to be a priority and will be a focus for the 2020-21 school year.

In the classroom:
  • Classroom cohorts will be utilized to decrease class size for students in grades K-5.
  • Regular scheduled classes for 5-6.
  • Transitions between will be supervised by staff and will follow the one-way paths designated on campus. These paths may include areas in front of the school or behind the school.
  • Class size will depend on enrollment and the number of students choosing the Remote Classroom
  • Tables will be physically distanced where possible.
  • Materials will not be shared. Students will be asked to provide their own class supplies to be left in the classroom.
  • For 5-6: students will sanitize their work area upon arrival to each class.
  • Electives/specials will observe classroom and school safety protocols.

At lunch:
  • Each student will need to bring lunch to school each school day.
  • For the start of the school year, the Horizon Honors Lunch Program, which includes entrees from popular restaurants, will not be available. We hope to restart the lunch program as soon as possible.
  • Elementary students will eat in the classroom with their K-4 classroom cohorts. 5-6 Class groupings will be spaced apart when classroom dining is not an option.
  • Additional lunch times may be added to allow for physical distancing.

Afternoon Dismissal:
  • K-6 Students will be dismissed from their classroom.
  • Students are expected to be picked up or walk home immediately after school unless they are participating in a club or extracurricular activity.
  • Drive through pick up only.
  • Parents will use the traffic flow map to drive through to pick up their child.
  • Parents will have their child’s name and classroom posted on their dashboard.
  • No group gathering of students or parents will be permitted.
  • Athletics and extracurriculars
  • No 5-6 athletics will be offered first quarter.
  • May participate in clubs and extracurricular activities following safety measures and any AIA guidelines.
  • Student and staff field trips or travel have been canceled for the first quarter.
  • School events (morning meetings, assemblies, concerts, etc.) will be modified or rescheduled. Virtual events may be held whenever possible. 


ELEMENTARY ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES

Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette training:
  •  Frequent hand washing will be encouraged at regular intervals throughout the day with both soap and water, and hand sanitizer.
 
Face coverings:
  •  Face coverings required per city/county/state mandates

Visitors on campus:
  •  Classroom Volunteer program postponed  
 
Training and signage:
  • Training will be provided for all staff, students and families on the expected safety protocols.
  • Signage will be posted and visible throughout the campus.



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THE SECONDARY IN-PERSON SCHOOL DAY

Before Leaving Home:
  • Parent/Guardian wellness checks for any symptoms that would prevent the student from attending school.
  • Parent/Guardian will check that their child has a school lanyard with ID, clean face covering, backpack, lunch, and a filled water bottle prior to leaving for school.
Arrival At School:
  • Upon entering campus students will be visually checked for face covering along with their lanyard and ID.
  • To avoid large groups, students will proceed directly to their first classroom of the day at 7:45 AM. 
  • Students will follow the one-way paths set up for movement and transitions on campus.
  • The Media Center will not be available before school.
In The Classroom:
  • Desks will face a single direction and tables will be physically distanced where possible.
  • Each block, students will arrive and sanitize their work area.
  • Materials will not be shared. Students will be asked to provide their own class supplies.
  • Class size will depend on enrollment and the number of students choosing the Remote Classroom.
  • Transitions between classes will be supervised by staff and will follow the one-way paths designated on campus. These paths may include areas in front of the school or behind the school. 
  • The social and emotional needs of our students and our staff continue to be a priority and will be a focus for the 2020-21 school year.
At lunch:
  • Each student will need to bring lunch to school each school day.
  • For the start of the school year, the Horizon Honors Lunch Program, which includes entrees from popular restaurants, will not be available. We hope to restart the lunch program as soon as possible.
  • A rotation will be established to allow students the option to eat outdoors with peers in their grade level.  Physical distancing will be used as much as feasible. 
  • Students not eating outside with their grade level group will eat lunch in their block 2 or 6 classroom.
Dismissal:
  • Students are expected to be picked up or walk home immediately after school unless they are attending the Monday, Wednesday, Friday Student Support or an extracurricular activity.
  • Students will have a designated pick up zone from 2:45 - 3:00 PM.   
  • Students with a last name beginning A - G will be picked up in front of the Secondary School.
  • Students with the last name beginning H - O will be picked up in the Mountain Park Church parking lot south of the school.
  • Students with the last name beginning P - Z will be picked up in the St. Benedict’s parking lot north of the school.
  • No group gathering of students or parents will be permitted.
  • Secondary students will not be allowed to pick up elementary students unless they walk home.  There will be a designated area for siblings to meet up to walk home.
Athletics, Clubs, Extracurriculars, and School Events:
  • Athletics will follow AIA-recommended guidelines.
  • Clubs and Extracurriculars will follow safety guidelines and social distancing as much as feasible.
  • Student and staff field trips or travel have been canceled for the first quarter.
  • School events such as assemblies, pep rallies, concerts, etc. will be modified or rescheduled. Virtual events may be held.

SECONDARY ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES


Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette training:

  • Frequent hand washing will be encouraged at regular intervals throughout the day with both soap and water, and hand sanitizer.
Face coverings:
  • Face coverings required per city/county/state mandates
Visitors on campus:
  • Classroom Volunteer program postponed  
Training and signage:
  • Training will be provided for all staff, students and families on the expected safety protocols.
  • Signage will be posted and visible throughout the campus.

 



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