Hybrid Learning Starts March 15th

Hybrid Learning Starts March 15th
Posted on 02/16/2021
Dear SPS Families,

 
This letter contains important information about the safe return of our students on the planned hybrid schedule, the Parent Acknowledgement Form and your child’s schedule. Please be sure to review all of this information and return the Parent Acknowledgement Form before face to
face instruction begins.
Your child cannot attend until the school receives this form.
The form can be completed now using this link:

http://bit.ly/3ncI8AZ

The link can also be found on the SPS website and all of the school websites, or you can return the attached letter to your child’s school with your signature. As the parent, you must agree to check your child for symptoms every morning and adhere to the guidelines on the form.

Student Expectations:

● Wear a mask at all times (unless eating or other physically distanced breaks throughout the day). Masks should be washed at home after use
● Remain 6 feet away from others at all times
● Wash hands frequently and use provided hand sanitizer throughout the day
● Stay home if you are feeling ill or experiencing any Covid-like symptoms
● Bring your own water bottle (Bottle filling stations will be available)
● Bring a fully charged Chromebook & charger to school
● Students must follow these expectations or they could be removed from in person
instruction

Transportation:

● Schedules will be posted on the SPS website and social media accounts
● Students must wear a face mask to board the bus
● Students will sit one per seat (2 per seat if from same household)
● Unsafe behaviors on the bus may result in a loss of bus privileges

Arrival:

● Face masks must be worn at all times by students and staff
● Buses will unload one at a time to allow physical distancing
● Drivers will disinfect the bus before leaving the building
● Parent drop off will be staggered (follow school officials’ directions)
● Parents and visitors may NOT go into the building beyond the front lobby
● Breakfast will be free for all students as a grab and go from the bus ramp and parent drop
off doors
● Students will be directed to their homeroom (common areas will be closed) to eat and
prepare for the day

Classrooms:

● Desks will be spaced 6 feet apart and face the front of the room
● High touch surfaces will be wiped down throughout the day
● Resource teachers will travel to classrooms for instruction
● All classrooms will be disinfected at the end of each day

Lunch:

● Lunch will be free to all students
● Cafeterias will be used only if proper spacing is available
● Schools may create more lunch shifts to accommodate spacing
● Students will eat in classrooms if necessary
Restrooms:
● Elementary will have scheduled breaks throughout the day
● Students will sign out on a log to go during class time (help with contact tracing)
● Custodians will disinfect restrooms throughout the school day

Departure:

● Students will be dismissed on a staggered schedule
● Students will leave classes when individual bus is called
● Students will be called for parent pick up (follow school officials’ directions)
● In order to maintain safety, the staggered times will cause a delay in daily dismissal


We want to thank you in advance for helping us make this transition back to in person learning
as safe as possible! Please contact your school’s principal if you have any questions.