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Phased Reopening Plan for 2020-2021

Reopening Plan Pioneer School 2020-2021

The Pioneer School Reopening Plan for 2020-2021 is subject to change

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Each plan has an emergency closure option built in. We will navigate between plans as necessary and directed by our County Health Department and Governor’s office.

Reopening Plan Phase Plan AReopening Plan BReopening Plan Phase C

 


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Bussing

  • Masks must be worn by students and driver at all times;School Bus Cartoon
  • Temperatures taken upon entering the bus. Students with temperatures of 100 degrees or more will be turned away and not permitted to ride;
  • Students seated 1 per seat with the exception of household family members;
  • Assigned seating;
  • Bus disinfected/sanitized after every run;

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Signs/Markings

  • Entrances/common areas will have signs that promote everyday protective measures and how to stop the spread of germs.

Visitors/Volunteers

  • No visitors or volunteers will be permitted on campus. If picking up a student early or dropping them off late, parents will need to call the office. PTA sponsored hot lunch and pizza Friday’s are suspended until further notice.

Hallway/Bathroom Traffic

  • Classes will have designated “break” times.

Community Events/Assemblies

  • PTA and school sponsored events are suspended until further notice;
  • Whole school assemblies are suspended until further notice.

Recess

  • Adjustments made to the schedule to allow for staggered recess breaks
    • Student playgroups limited in size;
    • 5-8 students on play structures at one time;
    • Students distanced when standing in line.

Classroom Seating

  • Eliminate all non-essential furniture to maximize space;
  • Move from tables to individual student desks where possible in classrooms. Desks distanced apart and facing forward NO PODS ALLOWED;
  • Assigned seating.

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Masks

  • At this time, masks are recommended but not mandatory EXCEPT for in certain situations
    • Working 1:1;
    • Specialty Teachers;
    • Bussing;
  • Cloth Masks provided by the Panther PTA
    • Will stay at school and be disinfected with a UV Disinfecting box (each classroom) every day;
    • Disposable masks will be used by bus riders on the bus.

Hand Sanitizer

  • Hand sanitizer is provided in each classroom and should be used before entering room and frequently when hand washing cannot occur.

Hand WashingPioneer School Reopening Plan Hygiene Wash Hands Well

  • Teach and reinforce washing hands and covering coughs and sneezes among children and staff;
  • Additional key times to wash hands include:
    • After blowing one’s nose, coughing, or sneezing;
    • After using the restroom;
    • Before eating or preparing food;
    • After contact with animals or pets;
    • Before and after providing routine care for another person who needs assistance (e.g., a child).

Sanitizing/Disinfecting Commonly Touched Surfaces

  • Desks, tabletops, chairs, etc. to be sanitized 3 times daily: AM, Lunch, Dismissal;
  • Clorox wipes can be used OR a CDC recommended disinfecting solution with a paper towel.

Drinking Fountain

  • Students/staff will not be permitted to drink from the drinking fountain, but the touchless water bottle filler is available for use.

Temperatures

  • Masks and gloves will be worn by those taking temperatures;
  • Temperatures of students will be taken prior to entering the bus (bus riders). Should a temperature of 100 degrees or more be taken, the student will be turned away and not permitted to ride or attend school;
  • Temperatures of students/Staff being dropped off or arriving will be taken prior to entering the school. Should a temperature of 100 degrees or more be taken, the student will be turned away and not permitted to enter the school;
  • Students/Staff who become ill during the day will be isolated by the office until parents can pick them up. Parents should call the school when they arrive and student will be escorted to the door;
  • Students/Staff with a fever of 100 degrees or more will be sent home for a minimum of 48 hours after fever breaks. Those experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms will not be permitted on campus until results of COVID-19 tests are delivered. The school must be given proof of a negative test;
  • We are asking our Panther families to personally monitor their students health. More than ever, we need families and staff to help us by choosing to do the right thing and keeping ill students home and not sending them to school dosed with Tylenol or IBUProfen.

Pioneer School Reopening Plan Lunch

PTA Sponsored Hot LunchPage Graphic Lunch Bag Apple Chocolate milk

  • Suspended until further notice.

Pizza Fridays

  • Suspended until further notice.

Pioneer School Reopening Plan Miscellaneous

Kindergarten Roundup, Open House & Meet the Teacher

  • Suspended this year. Students should bring supplies on the first day of school. Kindergarten parents may walk their student to the door on the first day only.

Supplies/Snack

  • No shared supplies or snack this year. Students will need to bring their own snacks each day;
  • No birthday treats until further notice. We will work to celebrate students’ birthdays in another special way.

Library

  • Books may be checked out but are to remain at school;
  • When returned, books will be “quarantined” for a minimum of 72 hours before being placed back on the shelves.

Field Trips

  • Suspended until further notice.

Pioneer School Reopening Plan Cleaning

Cleaning will be frequent using CDC approved cleaning materials or a bleach solution. Under all phases, sanitizingPioneer School Reopening Plan Cleaning
will occur daily:

  • Commonly touched surfaces disinfected frequently throughout the day;
  • Desktops, table tops, chairs disinfected daily (3 times daily);
  • Door handles, doors, lockers, bathrooms will be wiped down with disinfectant daily;
  • Rooms aired out weekly if weather permits;
  • Windows open as much as possible during fall and spring.

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Pioneer School Reopening Plan

Transportation

Staggered Drop off/Dismissal (Non-Bus Riders)

We are asking that parents remain IN vehicles. Students may be dropped off/picked up at the second gate in front of the white building.

Morning:

  • 7:50 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 8:00 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 8:10 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

Afternoon:

M, T, Th

  • 3:15-3:25 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 3:25-3:35 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 3:35-3:45 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

W, F:

  • 2:15-2:25 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 2:25-2:35 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 2:35-2:45 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

Classes

  • Move from departmentalized classes to all self-contained classes
  • Kindergarten – Mrs. Jami Burns (RM 103)
  • First Grade – Ms. Richelle Hertel (RM 100)
  • Second Grade – Mrs. Lee (RM 105)
  • Third Grade – Ms. Wright (RM 104)
  • Fourth/Fifth Grade – Mrs. Rau (RM106)
  • Sixth – Eighth Grade – Mrs. Russell & Mr. Croteau (RM102)

Class “Pods”

  • Students will travel to recess/lunch/specialties in class “Pods”.
  • Grouping 1: K-1st
  • Grouping 2: 2nd-3rd
  • Grouping 3: 4th – 8th

Recess/Lunch Schedule

Morning:

  • 10:00AM – 10:15AM – K-1
  • 10:15AM – 10:30AM – 2-3
  • 10:30AM – 10:45AM – 4-5

Afternoon:

  • M, T, Th
  • 2:20PM-2:35PM – K-1
  • 2:35PM-2:50PM – 2-3
  • 2:50PM – 3:05PM – 4-5

Lunch will be served in the lunchroom as normal but lunch times will be staggered:

  • K-1 – 11:30AM-12:00PM
  • 2-3 – 12:00PM-12:30PM
  • 4 -8 – 12:30PM-1:00PM

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Transportation Classes

Staggered Drop off/Dismissal (Non-Bus Riders)

We are asking that parents remain IN vehicles. Students may be dropped off/picked up at the second gate in front of the white building.

Morning:

  • 7:50 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 8:00 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 8:10 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

Afternoon:

M, T, Th

  • 3:15-3:25 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 3:25-3:35 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 3:35-3:45 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

W, F:

  • 2:15-2:25 – Students with last names beginning with A-H
  • 2:25-2:35 – Students with last names beginning with I-P
  • 2:35-2:45 – Students with last names beginning with Q-Z

Classes

The following daily schedule will be observed with teachers on campus to deliver instruction.

  • On Mondays/Tuesdays the following students will be on campus for in-person instruction: K-3 grade. Grades 4-8 will receive virtual instruction at home during the regularly scheduled class period.
  • Thursdays/Fridays the following students will be on campus for in-person instruction: 4-8 grade. K-3 will receive virtual instruction during the regularly scheduled class period.
  • Wednesdays will be designated as assist days for struggling students to connect 1:1 with teachers via remote or on campus assistance. In addition, classrooms will be deep cleaned and disinfected.

Recess/Lunch

  • Classroom by classroom recess schedule to reduce group size.
  • Lunches eaten in classrooms to reduce group size.

Pioneer School Reopening Plan Campus Closed

  • All instruction will be delivered virtually.
  • Teachers on campus for the length of the day (contracted times) to deliver virtual instruction. Teachers/staff MUST adhere to social distancing guidelines and where masks when in contact with other staff.

Pioneer School Reopening Plan Possible COVID Exposure


Pioneer School Reopening Plan Possible Exposure

The first line of defense to prevent the spread of disease is to stay home when you are feeling ill or have a temperature. For parents, itCovid Together We will Get through This means they will have to keep their sick child home and not try to mask temperatures by giving the student aspirin, Tylenol, etc. If a Covid case is found in the school, the following steps will be taken per CDC guidelines:

  • The school, depending on exposure and as directed by Riverstone Health, will be shut down for 48 hours, and parents called to pick up their students immediately.
  • The room(s) will be closed off for 24 hours to allow air droplets to settle. The room will then be sanitized thoroughly and aired out.
  • Students and staff can return to the school.