JACKSBORO, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Campbell County Director of Schools Jennifer Fields has announced the reopening plan for the 2021-22 school year.
Campbell County Reopening Plan for the 2021-2022 School Year
THE CAMPBELL COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM VALUES THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ALL STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES. WE WILL REVISIT THIS PLAN FREQUENTLY AND COMMUNICATE IF CHANGES OCCUR. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND FLEXIBILITY DURING THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES.
Jennifer Fields – DIRECTOR OF SCHOOLS
Campbell County students will return to school on Aug. 9.
- Schools will open in a traditional manner.
- Students and parents will need to be flexible as information related to COVID-19 changes daily.
- We will focus on making decisions that are in the best interest of our students.
- Communication will occur regularly through email, Facebook, Twitter, School Messenger, and the local news media. Please see the school system calendar located on our website.
Health and Safety Protocols
The daily operation of schools will be governed by rules, regulations and guidelines set forth by national, state and local health-care officials.
Precautions will include but will not be limited to the following:
- Hand-sanitizer available in all classrooms and common spaces.
- Hand-washing breaks. Hygiene practices taught and encouraged.
- Students and staff should stay home if they feel sick or have a fever of 100.4 or higher. Quarantine/isolation room for any student with COVID-19 Symptoms.
- Limited assemblies for the 2021-22 school year.
- Medical notes will be required before students are allowed to return under the following circumstances:
- Proof of a positive COVID-19 test.
- Fever free for 24 hours without fever-reducing medication.
- If the student is kept out of school for COVID-19 symptoms.
- Students must complete make-up work; it will be graded.
- Daily instruction will be provided for all students in-person while adhering to additional safety guidance related to group sizes, hand washing, and cleaning.
- Attendance modifications and virtual supports will be made necessary to support students who are absent due to testing positive for COVID-19 or in quarantine as a household contact. Documentation from the Health Department or medical provider is required.
- Campbell County Public Schools plan on being proactive in addressing thorough, prompt data collection, review of data, and analyzing results of academic status.
- Breakfast and Lunch will be provided free of charge for all students.
- Enhanced sanitation and safety will be in place for all areas of food service.
- Parents/guardians will be unable to eat with students until further notice.
- Visitors to schools will be permitted by appointment only.
- Custodians will follow enhanced daily and weekly cleaning protocols.
- Backpack and handheld sprayers will be used to sanitize classrooms.
- Students will use individual supplies (pencil boxes, crayons, etc.)
- Students may bring a water bottle to use at our water-filling stations.
- Health and safety mini-lessons will be taught regarding proper hand washing, coughing and sneezing in elbow, etc.
- Extracurricular Activities will follow guidance from TSSAA and TDOE.
- Students and staff may wear a mask if desired.
- All buses will have hand sanitizer available for entry/exit.
- Buses will be sanitized after morning and evening bus routes. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/04/2021-6AM)