It may be strange at times, students and staff will have to tolerate some hurdles, but Superintendent Kris Reykdal said Thursday afternoon he expects classes to resume in person this fall in Washington state public schools.

A 47-page re opening document that contains procedures etc. for schools has been released.  We have a link to see more details below, from MyNorthwest.com, but here's a quick peek at some of the big topics:

  • Health screenings for staff and students before entering schools every day
  • Putting elementary school students “in groups with dedicated staff,” to “maintain consistent from day to day among groups where possible”
  • Practicing six feet of physical distancing “as much as possible”
  • Limiting gatherings and mixing of classes in the cafeteria with staggered meal times
  • Wearing cloth face coverings at all times, both for students and staff

There will also be an option for students to utilize a mix of in person and virtual (on line) educational options, especially for those who may be more prone to COVID-19 due to health conditions.

For more details and a link to see the complete re open documents, click on the button below.

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