• Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-related

    Here are a list of frequently asked questions related to the 2021-22 school year and COVID. The answers will be updated as guidance updates. If there is an original answer that has changed, the edit date will be indicated by the answer. 

    Health and Safety

  • How have the ventilation systems in our schools been adjusted for COVID?

  • Are masks required for school this year?

  • What happens if my child gets sick at school?

  • What happens if my student must quarantine? How are they taught?

  • What happens if there are COVID cases in my school?

  • What happens if my child has COVID, who do I tell?

  • Will there be health attestations this year?

  • What about social distancing for choir, band and PE?

  • Will lunches be eaten in cafeterias?

  • Can students eat their lunch in their classroom instead of cafeteria?

  • Will distancing be set up during times students are eating?

  • How is distancing in the halls being managed?

  • Will students be doing full PE activity?

  • Will buses be full? Will there be distancing on buses?

  • How can they physically maintain 3ft of space in a classroom of 32 kids?

  • Will there be mask breaks?

  • Academics and Learning

  • How will you help my child adjust to being back in school after a year, or maybe for the first time?

  • How will you make up the learning loss from remote learning last year?

  • Will my child needing special services be served at school this year?

  • Do I keep my district computer?

  • What if I am new and don't have a district computer?

  • What do I do if my student computer is damaged, lost, or stolen?

  • Is there an option to purchase optional insurance on the student device?

  • Will there be standardized testing this year?

  • How will you deal with student anxiety about being in person?

  • Will there be an opportunity to change from 100% remote to in-person learning once positive cases go down or younger kids can get vaccinated?

  • Athletics

  • Can my student take off their mask while competing and practicing in sports?

  • Are masks required for outdoor sports?

  • Are masks required to attend sporting events?

  • Other Questions

  • Are visitors and volunteers allowed in buildings if they wear masks?

  • Are outdoor facilities available for use?

  • When will indoor facilities be available for community use?

  • Are there still childcare options available this year?