Kali School COVID 19 Opening Plan 2020/2021

Kali School COVID Opening Plan 2020/2021
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Kali School Point Lay Covid Plan 8.27.20.pdf

Kali School Covid Response Plan 8.11.2020

Identifying the levels in Point Lay

Level Green - Low Risk

No reported cases in Point Lay

No reported cases in neighboring communities.

Barrow has less than 2 active cases. Or has no restrictions in place.

Level Yellow - Medium Risk

No reported cases in Point Lay

1 or more active cases in neighboring communities.

Barrow has 2 or more active cases or is on restriction.

Level Red - High Risk

1 or more reported cases in Point Lay

 

Kali School Covid Response Plan 8.11.2020

Conditions for Learning

Low Risk

Medium Risk

High Risk

Health and Safety Protocols

• Temperature checks for all students.
• 100.3 F Student goes/stays home/clinic. • Cloth masks strongly encouraged for anyone in building.

• Temperature checks for all students.
• 100.3 F Student goes/stays home/clinic. • Cloth masks strongly encouraged for anyone in building.
• No gatherings of more than 10 people.

• No students in the school building.
• Only essential staff in the building.
• Anyone in the building must wear masks and social distance.

Parent and Family Engagement

• All families will be assigned a single POC at school.
• Visitors to the school must check in and under go health screening.

Families will be contacted by assigned staff each Wednesday to check in on progress needs of blended model. Training or tutorials provided for parents on Google Classroom.

Visitors to the school will be limited, prearranged, and must undergo health screening.

• Teachers will have predetermined methods of communication.

Transportation and Food Service

• Staff will wear masks on buses.
• Students strongly encouraged to wear masks.

• Staff will wear masks on buses.
• Students strongly encouraged to wear masks.
• Students spaced out in seats.
• Bus will be sanitized between routes. • Breakfasts will be for students in the building.
• Lunches will be bagged & delivered to student not in school.

• No transportation for students.
• Lunch will be delivered to homes.

Social-Emotional Needs

• Staff and the SAC will continue to promote a positive school environment that is inclusive of positive behavior supports and the Inupiaq culture and values.

• Staff will work to address indivudual student needs as they arise.
• Efforts will continue to hire a full time counselor.

• Staff will create a system for students and parents to establish lines of communication for both in-school and out of school situations.

• School social/emotional plan will be revisited to allow staff to adapt to the hybrid model and reduced time that students are physically present.

• Parents will receive information on what resources are aware of the school and local resources.
• As needed, students may be at school on Wednesdays for individual, small group or distance support.

• Staff will establish standardized office hours to be available to students and parents for social/emotional needs.
• In addition, staff will reach out to other community agencies to help support students' needs.

• Staff will be monitoring students for attendance, work completion, and engagement with staff.

Communication Plans

• Covid Team will provide updates as necessary.
• Covid Team will review Risk Level as needed.
• Information will be provided to parents available via Facebook, Youtube, VHF, and school publications.

• Covid Team will provide updates as necessary.
• Covid Team will review Risk Level as needed.
• Information will be provided to parents available via Facebook, Youtube, VHF, and school publications.

• Covid Team will provide updates as necessary.
• Covid Team will review Risk Level as needed.
• Information will be provided to parents available via Facebook, Youtube, VHF, and school publications.

Kali School Covid Response Plan 8.11.2020

Continuity of Learning

Low Risk

Medium Risk

High Risk

School Schedules

• Students will return to school 4 or 5 days per week.
• Instruction and homework will still be based in Google Classroom.

• HS will remain on block schedulig throughout the year.

• Students will attend two days per week in two different groups.
• Students will be grouped by family to minimize burden on famiiles.

• Wednesdays will be for remote activities or individual intervention.
• High School students will attend 4 classes per day and earn 0.5 credits per quarter.

• All instruction will proceed either digitaly or through homework packets or a combination of both.
• Staff will work with families to create delivery, contact and homework schedules that work within the technology and time constraints available.

Delivery Methods

• Teachers will continue to maintain and utilize Google Classroom as instructional tool for classes.

• Students will engage in a hybrid model of instruction including a mix of both digital learning and in class instruction.
• Google Classroom will be the central delivery technology.

• All instruction will proceed either digitaly or through homework packets or a combination of both.

Interventions

• Individual or group interventions will be organized within the school day based on assessment data.

• Wednesday will be designated for intervention time.
• Students may be asked to come to school in small groups for additional help or instruction.

• Teachers will adapt instruction and work to individual needs.

Special Education

• Students with IEPs will receive normal support and services as laid out in their IEPs with the exception of "related services" which will be delivered remotely.

• IEP teams will consider convening to determine if an IEP amendment is necessary to address limitations caused by covid restrictions, such as frequency of services.

• Staff will be in regular contact with parents.

• IEP teams will consider convening to determine if an IEP amendment is necessary to address limitations caused by covid restrictions, such as frequency of services.

• Staff will be in regular contact with parents.

Professional Learning

• Staff main focus will be on Google Classroom and related programs for delivery and communication.
• HS Staff will focus on block schedule planning and instruction.

• Staff will work to adapt and implement engaging instruction with both in class and at home/digital modes.
• HS Staff will also focus on Blocked Schedule Planning and instruction.

• Staff will plan time each week to maintain records, grades, planning and individual PD to expand their knowledge of distance/remote learning and delivery strategies.

Staffing

• Adminstration and HR will continue to recruit and hire a full staff.

Capacities for Learning

Low Risk

Medium Risk

High Risk

Connectivity

• Students will have access to devices and internet within the building. Checking out of technology on a limited basis.

• JH/HS Students will be able to check out devices on a limited basis.

• A school wide system will be put in place to maximize community access to devices/internet.

Student Activities

• Students activities may continue but are contingent on district and statewide decisions, for example travel bans or restrictions from other districts/schools.

• Student activities may continue with social distancing and safety protocals in place.
• The NSBSD has a travel ban in place effective 8.6.20

• All students activities are suspended

Facility Use

• Facility use, such as night rec will continue though individuals are encouraged to social distance if possible.

• Night rec is suspended.
• Other facility use is limited.
• Itinerent housing in the school is suspended.

• All facility use is suspended.

Considerations related to Negotiated Agreements

• Considerations will be made as situations arise.

• Considerations will be made as situations arise.

• Considerations will be made as situations arise.