Reopening & COVID-19 Operating Plans

published July 20, 2020


COVID-19 School Investigations -  When to Isolate, Quarantine or Self-Monitor? [Updated on 9/21/20]

Important Info on Domestic Travel for Staff, Students and Families due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Waiver and Hold Harmless Agreement for Visitor on District Property [Parents and any Visitors Sign when on Campus for ANY Reason or Activity]

South Sioux City Community Schools Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Stats [Live Document]

COVID-19 Testing Information for Dakota County

Reopening Hub [School District Staff Only]

 


Dakota County / SSC Community Schools
Currently in Phase III - Moderate Risk

Currently we are operating in Phase III and that is the yellow color.  We are operating using the directives or recommendations shown in the yellow column. If/when that changes, we will change it above and communicate the change accordingly. The table below is a brief overview of the Health and Safety Plan.

If Low Risk Moderate Risk High Risk Severe Risk
Based on county designation….
  • Phase IV

***Please note the Community Covid Dial may vary from the Dakota County Health Phases; for school purposes we will use the Dakota County Phases.***

  • Phase III
  • Phase II
  • Phase I
Then

Health Measures

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Implement preventative practices and additional proactive measures i.e. good handwashing.
  • Face coverings optional
  • Teach & Reinforce good hygiene (handwashing, covering coughs)
  • Signage re: symptoms, preventative measures
  • Face coverings required for staff & students

Criteria for Self-Provided Face Coverings:

  • Cloth or disposable face covering 
  • Must cover the nose and mouth/chin
  • Must fit properly on individual
  • Face coverings required for staff & students
  • Schools closed
Then

Elementary Schedule & Staffing

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  • Option for virtual, staffed across district
  • In person/typical instruction & staffing
  • Option for virtual, staffed across district
  • All students in school, according to ratio/health measures
  • Manage ratios and follow health measures noted.
  • Option for virtual, staffed across district
  • Students will attend in person and virtual in an alternating schedule.
  • Hybrid schedule aligned with identified priority populations (and Secondary alternating days, if workable). Schedule as needed to meet ratio, and considering student needs.
  • Full Virtual Remote Learning staffed across district
  • Maintain content/instructional focus as for hybrid schedule, but add synchronous virtual  in place of in-person on applicable days of week. Keeping ratios as low as possible to optimize student support, SEL and academic learning.
Then

Secondary Schedule & Staffing

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  • Option for virtual; staffed as district, by dept/PLC
  • HS: Maintain alternating schedule, adding more in-person based on student needs.
  • MS: In person/typical instruction and staffing.
  • Option for virtual; staffed as district, by deptt/PLC
  • HS: Alternating M-W & T-Th In Person. Instructional content delivered asynchronously on “off” days; hands-on activities and direct teacher support on “on” days. Fridays remote learning with live student check-ins and extra academic support for identified students, based on support needs.
  • MS: In-person
  • Option for Virtual; staffed as district, by department/PLC
  • HS: Continue alternating schedule: instruction delivered asynchronously on “off” days; hands-on activities and direct teacher support on “on” days. May need to reduce in-person days to reduce ratio.
  • MS: Alternating schedule aligned with HS.
  • 1:1 “check-ins” with students for all levels for social-emotional and academic.
  • Virtual Remote Learning, all students. Staffed as district by department/PLC.
    • 1:1 “check-ins” with students; at least 2 x week, and “homeroom” class on “off” days
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Want more information? Click on each plan below for more information and details:

Health and Safety Plan
Scheduling & Instruction Plan
Facilities Plan
Staff Return to Work Plan

VIRTUAL OPTION

Click here if you would like to apply for 100% online learning.

APPLICATION CLOSED - PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL DIRECTLY

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Information on this page and the reopening plan is subject to change.