In-Person Learning 2021

DEADLINE FOR SWITCHING FROM DISTANCE LEARNING TO IN-PERSON LEARNING:  

An update on the switch from Distance Learning to In-Person Learning:  District Leadership has announced that after April 26, there will no longer be an option for families to switch from Distance Learning to In-Person Learning.  Families must make a final decision by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 16, so that we can get staffing and transportation arranged.  Those families that decide to return to In-Person Learning by the April 16 deadline will return to school on Monday, April 26.  Families will still be able to switch from In-Person Learning to Distance Learning after April 26, but will not be able to change back to In-Person Learning after the deadline of Friday, April 16.  

WHITTIER 2020-2021 FAMILY/STUDENT HANDBOOK

WHITTIER SCHOOL HEALTH & SAFETY PLAN

PARENT FAQ FOR RETURN TO SCHOOL EITHER IN-PERSON OR DISTANCE LEARNING

WATCH THIS GREAT VIDEO:  “MASK UP!”

MPS has prepared a guide for families to help them decide when they should keep their students home from in-person learning if they are feeling unwell. The guide outlines the symptoms to look for that mean students should stay home.

 

Arrival and Dismissal Notes:

Arrival: 9:25-9:40:

  • Caregiver Drop Off: please remain in your car (Walkers, remain on the sidewalk at the bottom of the stairs on 27th street), and drop your child off on 27th Street. Staff will be present to escort students up to the school.
  • Bus: Students will exit the bus and be escorted by staff to Door #1.
    • High 5 Students will enter the building at Door #7
    • Kindergarten Students will enter their classrooms directly from the outside door of their classroom
  • Breakfast: As students enter the building, they will grab a breakfast from the Atrium, and go directly to their classroom. (Kinder and High 5 students will have breakfast brought to their classrooms)

Dismissal: 4:05-4:20:  Teachers and students will remain in their classrooms.

  • Bus: Bus dismissal will begin at 4:05, as busses arrive, the bus number will be called, and teachers will dismiss their students. Adults will be present to escort Kinder-2 grade students to the bus, with 3-5 graders joining the end of the line at Door #1.
  • Caregiver Pick Up: Grades 1-5 Caregivers will line up at Door #1; please remain socially distanced while you wait. As you get to the front of the line, you will give your child’s name and teacher’s name to staff, who will call your child down to Door #1.
  • High 5 and Kinder Caregivers: You will line up at Door #6, and pick up your child there

ADA Accommodations for caregivers with disabilities or multiple children under the age of two: please call Jeannie in the main office (612-668-4170) to make arrangements to have your child meet you at Door #8.