COVID UPDATES

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  • Coronavirus Task Force of teachers/medical experts

  • Coronavirus Reopening Plan with Family Handbook/Coronavirus Faculty Handbook

  • Covid Community Commitment signed by all families and faculty

  • Outdoor classroom routines for each grade level 

  • Outdoor learning spaces set up in the shade of the grove canopy


  • 2,000 sq ft outdoor pavilion - building in progress

  • PE teacher hired to increase outdoor activity and athleticism

  • Separate playground times for each classroom with sanitation in-between goups​​​​


 

 


  • Morning temperature and symptom checks

  • Dedicated staff member to conduct student and staff screenings

  • "Health Room" established for students not feeling well

  • Mandatory masks for students 3yrs and older, toddlers 2 yrs - 3 yrs strongly recommended

 

  • Outside shoes changed upon arrival 

  • Personal school supplies purchased for each student (Pencil pouches, pencils, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, glue sticks, scissors, notebook binders, journals, and work rugs)

  • Individual cubbies, or separate cubby space, provided for each child

  • Classroom cohorts/Smaller group sizes

  • Socially distanced tables

  • Acrylic table divider shields ("sneeze guards") to safely socialize

  • Bottle filling water fountains installed; no shared water fountain

  • EPA certified cleaning system in each room proven to combat coronavirus

  • Hand sanitizer, disposable masks, gloves, infrared thermometers in all classrooms 

  • Hand washing routines taught daily, schedule increased

  • Hybrid learning options provided

  • Laptops ordered to facilitate student lessons and socialization with friends (LE through MS)

  • Virtual Reality headsets purchased for Middle School to provide safe "field trip" learning opportunities

  • 3 D Printer and supplies purchased for middle schoolers to learn how to apply technology to explore solutions to real-world problems (printing facemasks, printing brackets for acrylic) 

  • Hybrid Learning Resource Library established and stocked with a large supply of extra Montessori Materials for at-home learning

  • Lessons recorded for hybrid learners

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  • Membership in Memphis Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) with daily communication to share resources, plans, and information among the main private schools in Memphis

  • MAIS has representation on the local and regional Coronavirus task forces 

  • COVID-19 FAMILY HANDBOOK