Fri Jul 31st, 2020
Robert L. Ortiz
The Southern Ute Drum
Tags: District Plan for Opening Schools, Google Hangout, Ignacio School District, Ignacio School District: Return to School Snapshot 2020-21, OPTION 1 – ON CAMPUS LEARNING, OPTION 2 – REMOTE LEARNING, remote learning, virtual classes
The school plan stresses safety and encourages flexibility through cooperation with staff, parents/guardians, and students. The goal will continue to be high academic growth for students in a safe and supportive environment.
Please register online at ignacioschools.org by August 7, 2020. This will enable the schools to plan and schedule students in the safest and most appropriate way possible. Each student will have two options when registering. Please refer to the District Plan for Opening Schools on the website if you need more information or detail.
1. OPTION 1 – ON CAMPUS LEARNING: With safety precautions in place.
a. Parents will be expected to take their child’s temperature each day. If your child has a fever, do not send them to school.
b. The district will follow state mandates regarding the wearing of masks and shields.
c. Students will be transported to school via bus, walking, or parent transport. The buses will no longer pick up and drop off at any residences or businesses within the town limits. Also, they can only pick up and drop off at one residence. Please contact the bus garage if you child needs to ride the bus 970-563-4216.
d. Students will be directed to their homeroom class at the beginning of each day where breakfast will be served.
e. Students will proceed with their daily schedule for classes and lunch. All schools will employ systematic spacing and sanitization.
f. At the end of each day, students will be released from schools using a staggered dismissal for both buses and walkers.
g. Schools will be cleaned each evening using a disinfectant fogger in all areas of use. Custodians will be vigilant in cleaning high use areas and equipment.
2. OPTION 2 – REMOTE LEARNING: This option requires each student to virtually attend classes as they occur within the school day.
a. After registration is complete, please call or email the district receptionist 970-563-0500
b. There will be training for families before the start of the school year.
c. Students will go through exactly the same schedule as the campus learning students but they will do it virtually through google hangouts.
d. Families must ensure their children have access to the internet to access classes.
e. Students will access Google Hangout for each class and attendance will be taken.
f. Students will be able to observe instruction, interact with both the teacher and their classmates, and access assignments through the virtual classroom.
g. A modified daily schedule will be used in the elementary school.
h. Students will move through their school schedule by changing to each google hangout for the class in which they are enrolled at the appropriate time.
i. Students will have the opportunity to access extracurricular activities in the district.