In-Person Learning Expectations During COVID-19 - FRCS Elementary School Community

In-Person Learning Expectations
Elementary School
 
Please note: This chart may be updated to include new information and expectations.
Important: Families are expected to monitor themselves and students and home.

Any signs of illness or exposure to COVID in the home please keep your student home and consult the nurse for further instructions. Please do not send a sick student to school! 

 


COVID Screening

  • ·         Families are required to complete the COVID Screening Tool every morning prior to entering the building. Find it here
  • ·         This does not apply to those learning from home
  • ·         This is a Department of Health requirement for contact tracing

 

Bus

  • Students will be assigned a seat on the bus. Siblings/families will be seated together. 
  • Students must always wear masks on the bus.

 Drop Off/Arrival

 
  • Families dropping students off should use the designated drop off lanes
  • Only students should exit the vehicle, adults should remain in the vehicle
  • The doors will open for students at 7:25 
  • Students will go directly to their classroom and may eat breakfast 
  • Students will sanitize or wash hands prior to eating 
  • The desk area will be sanitized prior to and after eating

Bathroom

  • ·         One student per classroom out at any time
  • ·         Each grade level has a designated bathroom
  • ·         Students use hand sanitizer upon entering the classroom after using the restroom

 

Snack

  • ·         Peanut/tree nut free snacks only per our Safe Snack List
  • ·         Students may remove masks for snack time
  • ·         They will sanitize or wash hands prior to eating
  • ·         Area will be sanitized prior to and after eating
  • ·         If your child requires an Epi pen, please reach out to our school nurse at 508-698-7361 before attending in-person instruction

Recess

  • ·         Students will have recess with their class only
  • ·         There are designated areas for each class
  • ·         Students use hand sanitizer when going out to recess and again before entering the building
  • ·         Each class is provided a bag with recess equipment-each student may pick one item to use for the duration of recess
  • ·         Equipment is sprayed down after recess with the school provided disinfectant

 

Lunch

  • ·         Lunch is in the classroom, therefore peanut/tree nut free foods only
  • ·         Same mask and cleaning protocol as breakfast/snack time

 

Teaching and Learning

  • ·         Teaching will be live streamed from your child’s classroom
  • ·         Students learning from home will log on at 8:00am each day
  • ·         Student schedules will remain the same
  • ·         Expectations for attendance remain the same
  • ·         Additional check-in times for 100% remote students will be offered and communicated by the classroom teacher

 

Specials

  • ·         Except for Physical Education, all specials will be live streamed for students at home
  • ·         Students learning from home on their designated PE day will have a video lesson posted on Google Classroom with an assignment. The PE teacher will provide available time slots to check in with students learning from home. Please look for this information in your child’s PE Google Classroom.
  • ·         In-person PE class will be held outdoors unless the weather conditions do not allow it, in which case the class will meet in the Gym and physically distanced

 

Dismissal

Bus:

  • ·         Students will be called by individual bus to exit classrooms and board the bus
  • ·         This process will begin at 2:40
  • Students will be assigned a seat on the bus. Siblings/families will be seated together. 
  • Students must always wear masks on the bus.

 

Individuals:

  • ·         Students in grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 3rd grade will be dismissed first, starting at approximately 2:55
  • ·         Kindergarten classes will wait under the trees in the front of the building-each class be at a different tree
  • ·         1st grade will come out the main entrance door and will be spread out on the brick area
  • ·         3rd grade will be coming out the door by the Gym and will line up on the grass/sidewalk in the Gym area
  • ·         2nd and 4th grade will be dismissed at approximately 3:00 once K,1,3 has started to disperse
  • ·         2nd grade classes will wait under the trees in the front of the building-each class be at a different tree
  • ·         4th grade will come out the main entrance door and will be spread out on the brick area
  • ·         When exiting your vehicle to meet your child, you must wear a face covering and physically distance from those outside your family home
  • If you're picking up your child for early dismissal, please call the Admin Assistant at 508-543-2508 x100 and a staff member will escort your child out of the building. Again, we cannot allow parents to enter the building. 

Mask Breaks

  • ·         All students are required to wear a face covering while at school
  • ·         Students will have mask breaks at minimum during snack and lunch
  • ·         Teachers may have additional breaks when time allows in the schedule

Hallways

  • ·     Hallways will be one way and stairwells are designated as either UP or DOWN

 

 
Helpful Video Tutorials
 
Hand Washing
 
Wearing Cloth Face Coverings
 
Staying Home When You're Sick
 
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