2020-2021 Fall Semester Learning Model
The Board of Education approved Superintendent Chris Gdowski’s learning model recommendation for the remainder of the fall semester during a board meeting Oct. 21.
The Superintendent’s recommendation for the remainder of the fall semester is in-person learning for elementary students and remote learning for middle/high school students, while maintaining a remote learning option for interested K-5 families. [Review criteria used in the development of this recommendation]
The new learning model runs from Thursday, Oct. 22 through Thursday, Dec. 17.
Preschool: Remain full-time in-person, four days/week.
Elementary School Level (Grades K-5): Full-time In-person - Five days/week in person with a certified Five Star teacher. Students will remain in their classroom cohorts for the majority of the day, even when in large spaces with other cohorts (lunch, recess)
Middle and High School Levels (Grades 6-12): Return to full-time remote learning for all students at the secondary level. Schedules will not change. Teachers and classes will remain the same for all students. Schedules will not change. Teachers and classes will remain the same for all students.
Students at K-8 schools follow the appropriate learning model above based on their grade level.
Remote Learning Model
- Full-time remote learning option with a certified Five Star teacher for families that selected this model for their child based on need or preference.
The district has updated two Onward guides that outline key guidelines and details for families based on the learning model they selected for their child for the remainder of the fall semester.
- In the Return to In-Person Learning Guide, families can familiarize themselves with health and safety guidelines in place, enhanced cleaning and ventilation protocols, classroom and building set up, visitor management, etc.
In the Remote Learning Guide, families can review the current remote learning model by grade level with minor adjustments to the elementary daily schedule based on feedback from students, staff and families.
Return to In-person Learning Guide
|Return to In-person Learning Guide||Regreso al Aprendizaje Presencial|
Continued Remote Learning Plan
|Continued Remote Learning Plan||Plan de Aprendizaje Remoto Continuado|
Our staff and students have embraced health and safety protocols within their schools. They’re doing their part to wear masks, wash hands frequently and practice safe distancing. This responsibility extends beyond our school buildings; we all have to do our part to keep the Five Star community safe and healthy. See below steps we can all take to keep the community safe and a new public health ...
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