Frequently Asked Questions

  • We've received many questions from families about in-person learning in fall of 2021. Here are the top questions we've received and their answers. We will continue to add to this as we have more information to share.   

Testing and vaccinations

  • Where can my child get vaccinated?

  • What if I have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • If my child starts the year in distance learning, can I switch them to in-person learning mid-year once they get the vaccine?

  • Should my child get tested for COVID?

  • Where can we get tested?

  • Why must healthy students stay home when a family member is getting tested for COVID?

  • Does my family need to quarantine after we travel?

Illness or COVID exposure at school

  • What happens if my child is exposed to COVID at school?

  • What happens if my child becomes sick at school?

  • What happens when I notify my school that my child is sick or absent?

  • How do I know when my child can return to school after an exposure or illness?

  • Will students who are sick or have to quarantine switch to distance learning?

  • My child has a health condition that causes COVID-like symptoms. What can I do to keep them in school?

In-person learning environment

  • What will recess look like?

  • What will lunch look like?

  • What will bus transportation look like?

  • Are masks required? How about on the playground?

  • What happens if someone doesn't have a mask?