General Plan for Walsh School District RE-1

Fall 2020 Return to Learn Revised October 7, 2022

Other requirements deemed necessary by district administration may be added to any plan any time.

Plan A (least restrictive):

  • Mask use by students 11 years of age and older required when entering or moving in t the building

  • Mask usage by students in 4th grade and under encouraged, but not required

  • Mask use by staff required when within 6’ feet of students

  • Students and staff demonstrating symptoms of illness required stay at home

  • All staff need to pre-screen prior to entering the building

  • All other adults entering the building will be screened and temperatures documented

  • Handwashing and hand sanitizer will be recommended several times throughout the day

  • Meals, recess, and passing periods will be arranged by cohort groups to reduce student group interaction

  • School parties and celebrations will still occur monthly with snacks and treats provided by the cafeteria

  • Outside food and toys are not allowed due to food packaging guidelines and minimizing the sharing of toys

  • Buses will be sanitized before and after students are transported; students will sit by family groups on the bus with skipped rows between groups

  • Social distancing between desks and tables will occur to the greatest extent possible

Plan B (additional protocols added to Plan A in the event of local COVID-19 activity):

  • Require all staff and students 11 and older to wear masks according to local, state, and federal guidelines

  • Social distancing expected at all times, to the greatest extent possible

  • Create additional schedule staggering and one way traffic flow to further reduce student contact

  • Screening of all students and staff daily, preferably before arrival to school site.

Plan C (additional protocols added to Plan C if we are director by state or local officials to not have in-person learning): 

  • Education will be delivered via remote learning

  • Each student will have a school device to access learning at home

  • Class meetings and content be active and engaged a minimum of 5 hours each day

  • Deliberate and increased use of textbook digital content and resources, and programs such as Khan Academy, Freckle, Etc.

Revised 10.07.22