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Important Parent Information

 

Important Parent Information



Student Health Screening: Parents are required to complete a daily health screening for each of their children attending school. The following questions are provided by Public Health and must be answered each day before sending your child to school.

Does your child have:

  • Temperature 100 degrees or higher when taken by mouth
  • Sore Throat
  • New Uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing
  • Diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • New onset of severe headache, especially with fever
  • New onset of loss of taste or smell
  • Close contact with person with confirmed COVID-19
  • Traveled to an area where the NYS Health Department is reporting large numbers of COVID -19 cases
  • Live in an area of high community transmission

 

Parents must complete an acknowledgement of daily screening through a weekly form that the school will track. Parents not completing the form or sending students to school while sick face the possibility of their children being moved to all remote instruction. The form is found on our COVID -19 page fo the website and will be distributed to parents weekly.

 

Parent Drop Off 

Elementary: Students may be dropped off starting at 8:30 at the pool door located on the side of the building. A staff member will supervise students in the gym at socially distanced seats.  Any students dropped off after 9:00 must be signed in by a parent and come through the main entrance.

 

Secondary: This will occur in the back parking lot at the cafeteria doors. Please use George St. and drive behind the bus garage to reach the backlot.  No students will be allowed in the building until 7:30. All students must report to the cafeteria where they will be socially distanced until 7:50.

 

Parent Pick Up

Elementary: Students will go to the cafeteria, where they are socially distanced. Parents will park and come to the cafeteria door to sign children out. If a parent is not here by 3:15, their child will ride the bus.

 

Secondary: Students will report to the cafeteria when dismissed where they will be socially distanced and wear masks. Parents will pull up to the door and request their student from a staff member who will radio for the student to be sent out to the car. Any overflow will be socially distanced in the gym. Please use George St. and drive behind the bus garage to reach the backlot. 

 

Walkers: Students will report to the cafeteria and be socially distanced wearing masks. Walkers will be released out of the front of the building as soon as buses have left.

 

Ordering Meals: Students that are attending school in person will be able to purchase breakfast and lunch. Free or reduced meal students will be provided with the meals. Students that are not in school will be provided with breakfast and lunch for the days they are not in school through Wednesday meal pick up. Meals will be available depending upon the number of remote learning days in your child’s schedule.

One Day Meal Bag - Remote only 1 day

Three Day Meal Bag - Remote 3 days

Five Day Meal Bag - All Remote

 

Meal options are available for all students. Free and reduced lunch students are provided free. Others may purchase the meals. In order to pick up meals on Wednesdays, parents must complete the Meal Option Order Form by Monday at 10:00am each week. The form will remain available on our website under Food Service.



Busing: Students will be socially distanced on buses to the best of our ability. We anticipate approximately 20 students on a 66 passenger bus. Siblings will be seated together. All students are required to wear masks the entire time on the bus.

 

Bus Passes: No bus notes will be accepted. Students will be transported to the normally scheduled address for that day of the week. Example: If the student is normally transported to a daycare provider on Tuesday they will continue to be transported to that address.

 

Chromebook & Remote Learning Pick up: Chromebook devices and materials for all remote learners and hybrid in person students attending school in person on Thursday and Fridays, will pick up materials from the bus garage on the following dates:

September 2nd: 9:00am - 1:00pm

September 3rd: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Any hybrid student attending in person learning on Monday or Tuesdays, and all elementary in person students will be given their materials on the first day of school which is Tuesday September 8th.

 

Remote Learner’s Log on Information will be distributed at the time of chromebook pick up.



Visitor Screening: Visitation to our school will be limited. Please make an appointment by contacting the main office of the building you wish to enter. Upon entry into school each visitor will be subject to a health screening questionnaire and temperature check. No one will be admitted if they do not pass the screening. Masks are mandatory while in the building.



First Day: The first day of school for everyone is September 8th. This will look different for different groups of students.

  1. All remote students will log onto their teacher’s Google Classroom to receive and complete their assignments for the day.
  2. Elementary In Person learners will come to school.
  3. Grades 5-12 Monday & Tuesday In Person learners will come to school
  4. Grades 5-12 Monday & Tuesday Remote learners will log onto teacher’s Google Classrooms
  5. Seaway Tech students will attend half day at Seaway Tech and log onto teacher’s Google Classrooms the other half of the day.

Important Note: Schedules will be mailed to students on August 28th. This will identify what days you come to school in person if you are on the grades 5-12 hybrid model.

 

Please contact any of the main offices with questions at 315-389-5131