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IN-PERSON LEARNING

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  • Kindergarten-6th Grade
  • Five days a week
  • Horizon Honors teachers
  • Horizon Honors curriculum
  • K-4: Student in class cohorts, except for Math
  • 5-6: Regular Student Schedule
  • Regularly scheduled special area classes
  • Mental health wellness, coping strategies and resilience education
  • Student support services provided
  • Preventative safety measures and physical distancing when possible 
  • One way transition paths for movement on campus
  • Face coverings required
  • Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette training
  • Enhanced cleaning and safety protocols
  • Elementary classrooms stay together at recess
  • Materials and supplies will not be shared
  • Students may choose to transition to remote classroom learning at the quarter or as required for extended medical absences
  • Lunch with student cohort (students must bring their lunch! Vendor lunch program postponed)
  • Clubs and extracurricular activities postponed
  • Field trips postponed
  • Volunteer programs postponed
  • Campus visitors by appointment only 
  • Club Horizon Child Care (for a fee) is available before and after school
 

THE ELEMENTARY IN-PERSON SCHOOL DAY


Before leaving home:
  • A parent will check their child for any symptoms that would prevent them from attending/remaining at school.

  • A parent will check that their child has at least one clean face covering and a filled water bottle with them.

Arrival at school:
  • Campus will open for Kindergarten and Grades 5-6 at 7:45 a.m. and for Grades 1-4 at 8 a.m. Students will not be allowed on campus prior to their designated arrival time.

  • Families will use the traffic flow map to drive through and drop off their child.

  • Students will proceed directly to their classroom at their drop off time - no group gatherings will be permitted.

  • Preventative safety measures and physical distancing will be utilized when possible.

  • Face coverings are required prior to exiting vehicles and/or arriving on campus.

  • No visitors will be allowed inside campus.

  • No group gatherings anywhere on campus (including sidewalks or parking lots) will be permitted.

At school:
  • Classroom cohorts will stay together for K-4, except during Math.
  • Student transitions will be minimized utilizing one way traffic flow; teachers will transition rooms as needed (K-4).
  • Grades 5-6 students will adhere to their regular schedule utilizing one-way traffic flow during class transitions.
  • Elementary classroom cohorts stay together at recess breaks.
  • The social and emotional needs of our students and our staff continue to be a priority and will be a focus for the 2020-21 school year.

In the classroom:
  • Classroom cohorts will be utilized to minimize interaction for students in grades K-4, except for Math.
  • Regular scheduled classes for grades 5-6.
  • Transitions between will be supervised by staff and will follow the one-way paths designated on campus. These paths may include areas in front of the school or behind the school.
  • Class sizes will depend on enrollment and the number of students choosing the Remote Classroom
  • Tables will be physically distanced where possible.
  • Materials will not be shared. Students will be asked to provide their own class supplies to be left in the classroom.
  • For Grades 5-6: students will sanitize their work area upon arrival to each class.
  • Electives/specials will observe classroom and school safety protocols.

At lunch:
  • Each student will need to bring lunch to school each school day.
  • The Horizon Honors Lunch Program is postponed.
  • Elementary students will eat in the classroom with their grades K-4 classroom cohorts. Grades 5-6 Class groupings will be spaced apart when classroom dining is not an option.
  • Additional lunch times may be added to allow for physical distancing.

Afternoon Dismissal:
  • Grades K-6 Students will be dismissed from their classroom.
  • Students are expected to be picked up or walk home immediately after school.
  • Drive through pick up only. Do not park and walk onto campus.
  • Parents will use the traffic flow map to drive through to pick up their child.
  • Parents will have their child’s name and classroom posted on their dashboard.
  • No group gatherings of students or visitors will be permitted.


Athletics and extracurriculars:

  • Grades 5-6 athletics are postponed
  • Clubs and extracurricular activities are postponed
  • Field trips or travel are postponed
  • School events (morning meetings, assemblies, concerts, etc.) will be modified or rescheduled. Virtual events may be held whenever possible. 


ELEMENTARY ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES

Office/campus access is available by appointment only!

Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette training:
  •  Frequent hand washing will be encouraged at regular intervals throughout the day with both soap and water, and hand sanitizer.
 
Face coverings:
  •  Face coverings required.

No visitors on campus:
  •  Volunteer programs postponed.
 
Training and signage:
  • Training will be provided for all staff, students and families on the expected safety protocols.
  • Signage will be posted and visible throughout the campus.



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  • 7th -12th Grade
  • Five days a week, with some Wednesdays at home asynchronous learning (see Silver/Blue Schedule for details)
  • Horizon Honors Teachers
  • Horizon Honors Curriculum
  • Regular Student Schedule with modified lunch
  • Mental Health Wellness, Coping Strategies, and Resilience Education
  • Student Support Services Provided
  • Preventive Safety Measures and Physical Distancing when possible
  • One-Way Path Transitions and Movement on Campus
  • Face Coverings Required per city, county, and state mandates
  • Hand Hygiene and Respiratory Etiquette Training
  • Enhanced Cleaning and Safety Protocols
  • Students may choose to transition to Remote Classroom Learning at the quarter or as required for extended medical absences
  • Modified Lunch Practices (students must bring their lunch! No microwave use and vendor lunch program postponed)
  • May participate in Clubs, Athletics, and Extracurricular Activities following safety measures and AIA guidelines
  • Field Trips and Travel postponed
  • Campus Visitors by Appointment only


THE SECONDARY IN-PERSON SCHOOL DAY

Before Leaving Home:
  • Parent/Guardian will check that their child has a school lanyard with ID, clean face covering, backpack, lunch, and a filled water bottle prior to leaving for school.
Arrival At School:
  • Upon entering campus students will be visually checked for face covering along with their lanyard and ID.
  • To avoid large groups, students will proceed directly to their first classroom of the day at 7:45 AM. Students arriving between 7:30-7:45 AM must maintain social distancing in the Courtyard.
  • Students will follow the one-way paths set up for movement and transitions on campus.
  • The Media Center will not be available before school.
In The Classroom:
  • Desks will face a single direction and tables will be physically distanced where possible.
  • Each block, students will arrive and sanitize their work area.
  • Class size will depend on enrollment and the number of students choosing the Remote Classroom Learning Option.
  • Transitions between classes will be supervised by staff and will follow the one-way paths designated on campus. These paths may include areas in front of the school or behind the school. 
  • The social and emotional needs of our students and our staff continue to be a priority and will be a focus for the 2020-21 school year.
At lunch:
  • Each student will need to bring lunch to school each school day. No microwave use will be allowed.
  • The Horizon Honors Lunch Program is postponed.
  • There are three different lunch shifts for students to eat outdoors, socially distanced as much as possible.
Dismissal:
  • Students are expected to be picked up or walk home immediately after school unless they are attending the Monday, Wednesday, Friday Student Support or an extracurricular activity.
  • Students will have a designated pick up zone from 2:45 - 3:00 PM.   
  • Students with a last name beginning A - G will be picked up in front of the Secondary School.
  • Students with the last name beginning H - O will be picked up in the Mountain Park Church parking lot south of the school.
  • Students with the last name beginning P - Z will be picked up in the St. Benedict’s parking lot north of the school.
  • No group gathering of students or visitors will be permitted.
  • Secondary students will not be allowed to pick up elementary students unless they walk home.  There will be a designated area for siblings to meet up to walk home.
Athletics, Clubs, Extracurriculars, and School Events:
  • Athletics will follow AIA-recommended guidelines.
  • Clubs and Extracurriculars will follow safety guidelines and social distancing as much as feasible.
  • Field trips or travel have been postponed.
  • School events such as assemblies, pep rallies, concerts, etc. will be modified or rescheduled. Virtual events may be held.

SECONDARY ADDITIONAL SAFETY MEASURES


Office/campus access is available by appointment only!

Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette training:

  • Frequent hand washing will be encouraged at regular intervals throughout the day with both soap and water, and hand sanitizer.
Face coverings:
  • Face coverings required.
No visitors on campus:
  • Volunteer programs postponed.
Training and signage:
  • Training will be provided for all staff, students and families on the expected safety protocols.
  • Signage will be posted and visible throughout the campus.

 



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Face coverings are required for all staff and students (age 2+) when inside school buildings, anywhere on school grounds, inside school vehicles, and at school-related activities, whether indoor or outdoor. Face coverings will not be supplied by the schools.

Students will be allowed to remove face coverings while eating or drinking. In addition, students may not be required to wear face coverings outside in playground settings or during some PE activities. Finally, students may be allowed breaks to remove their face coverings. However, please understand that social distancing is not guaranteed.

Please pack extra face coverings in student backpacks, as coverings may get dirty during the day. Again, the schools will not supply face coverings.

Face coverings MUST:

  • fully cover a person's nose and mouth

  • fit snugly but comfortably against the sides of the face and under the chin

  • remain affixed in place without the use of one's hands

  • not have holes except for band-style masks when actively playing an instrument

  • not be face shields. However, face shields may be used in addition to a face covering

  • follow the "all clothing and accessory guidelines" dress code guidelines. 
    Elementary School Dress Code
    Middle School Dress Code
    High School Dress Code

  • be laundered regularly or disposed of appropriately




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