South Middle School Covid-19 Plan

Level 1-2

  • Students who are in the building will run a staggered bell schedule and will attend all 8 class periods Monday thru Thursday.

Level 2

  • Students with the last name A-K will attend on Monday and Tuesday and students with the last name L-Z will attend on Wednesday and Thursday. Please refer to the school calendar for shortened weeks and when your student should be in school.
  • Students will check in daily for attendance through the synchronous instruction, class work and a variety of communication methods. Synchronous instruction is live instruction through video.

Entrance

  • The students will enter the building through the front doors by the office. The loop which was a drop off lane will be closed for the safety of our students. Kids may enter at 7:35.
  • The students will Grab and Go Breakfast from café
  • The students will go to their locker and retrieve their computer from their 8th hour teacher. If they are in the annex for 8th hour the doors in the science hallway, north annex, and band area will be open at 7:40.
  • First period will begin at 7:50.
  • Late students will have an opportunity to get a grab and go breakfast until 8:30.

 

Passing Time

  • Every hallway and stairwell will have tape down the middle to ensure students are staying to their right.
  • Signage will be placed throughout the school.
  • In Level 1-2 the bell schedule has been changed to stagger the students in the hallway between classes.
  • Staff will be in the hallway to monitor students.
  • At Level 1-2 the students will wear masks in the hallway.

 

Lunch

  • One class from each core will be dismissed early to start through the lunch line. The teacher will escort these students to the lunchroom.
  • Grade levels will eat at the same time. Students will enter the lunchroom through the north doors and exit the lunchroom through the south doors.
  • Masks will be worn in the lunchroom until the student is sitting in their seat with their food.
  • Students will eat their lunch. When a student is finished, the student will go out to the courtyard. All students will go out to the courtyard when finished (weather permitting).
  • Social distancing marks will be placed in the serving line.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be at the entry of each serving line.
  • Students will verbally provide the kitchen staff their lunch code and name.
  • The tables in the courtyard will be available for students to use to eat their food outside (weather permitting).

 

Exit

  • Students will be dismissed one minute early by cores. Weeks (Monday) that start with an even number core 62, 72 and 82 will be dismissed early. Weeks that start with an odd number core 61, 71 and 81 will be dismissed one minute early.
  • Students are to use the closest exit.
  • Students are not allowed to congregate in office lobby or by the gym area. Students must be out of the building by 3:05, unless if they are with a staff member.
  • The loop in front of the school will be closed after school for safety of the students.

 

 

Early pick up from guardian

  • Parent/guardian will use the video intercom system at the front door to check out their child.
  • Office staff will sign the child out.
  • Parent/guardian picking up the child will need to provide photo identification using the camera.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Staff will be encouraged to use alternative settings for instruction. Ex: cafeteria, courtyard, outside.
  • Students will sanitize their hands 1st period, 3rd period, 5th period, during lunches, and 7th period.

Level 3

  • Students will be required to follow a “virtual” bell schedule that is consistent with the school day. Bell schedule is below.
  • Staff will have synchronous learning a minimum of two days a week. Synchronous instruction is live instruction through video. Asynchronous instruction is instruction that is not live.
  • Students are required to check in daily for attendance. Attendance will occur during synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Attendance can be taken through video, class work and a variety of communication methods.
  • Synchronous learning in content areas are split between different days to reduce the amount of screen time for a student during the day. Staff may have additional synchronous learning days for students to attend.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Math Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous
English Language Arts Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous
Science Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous
Social Studies Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous
EEE Math Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous
EEE Reading Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous
Encore Asynchronous Synchronous Asynchronous Synchronous

 

E-Learning Fridays

  • Teachers will hold office hours on Zoom on Fridays.
Encore 8:00 – 9:00
Math & EEE Math 9:00 – 10:00
English & EEE Reading 10:00 – 11:00
Science 11:00 – 12:00
Social Studies 12:00 – 1:00
Special Education 1:00 – 2:00

 

  • Students are required to check in daily for attendance. Attendance will occur during synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Attendance can be taken through video, class work and a variety of communication methods. The teacher will let the students know their expectations for Fridays.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level 1-2 Bell Schedule

8th Grade

7th Grade 6th Grade
Daily Time Schedule Daily Time Schedule Daily Time Schedule
Period 1: 7:50-8:37 Period 1: 7:50-8:38 Period 1: 7:50-8:38
Period 2: 8:41-9:28 Period 2: 8:42-9:28 Period 2: 8:42-9:27
Period 3: 9:32-10:18 Period 3: 9:32-10:17 Period 3: 9:31-10:18
Period 4: 10:22-11:07 Period 4: 10:21-11:08 Period 4: 10:22-11:08
Period 5: 11:11-11:35 Period 5: 11:12-11:35 Period 5: 11:12-11:35
Period 6A (Lunch):   11:39-12:09 Period 6A (Lunch):   11:39-12:09 Period 6A (Lunch):   11:39-12:09
Period 6B (Lunch):   12:13-12:43 Period 6B (Lunch):   12:13-12:43 Period 6B (Lunch):   12:13-12:43
Period 6C (Lunch):   12:47-1:17 Period 6C (Lunch):   12:47-1:17 Period 6C (Lunch):   12:47-1:17
Period 7: 1:21-2:07 Period 7: 1:21-2:07 Period 7: 1:21-2:06
Period 8: 2:11-2:57 Period 8: 2:11-2:57 Period 8: 2:10-2:57
If Monday is even, even cores dismissed one minute early If Monday is odd, odd cores dismissed one minute early
Example: Monday Sept. 14 Core 62,72 and 82 will dismiss early Example: Monday Sept. 7 Core 61,71 and 81 will dismiss early

Level 3 Bell Schedule

***Home room (11:12-11:35) will be used for teachers to contact students/parents.  

Daily Time Schedule
Period 1: 7:50-8:38
Period 2: 8:42-9:28
Period 3: 9:32-10:18
Period 4: 10:22-11:08
Lunch:      11:12-12:25
Period 6: 12:29-1:17
Period 7: 1:21-2:07
Period 8: 2:11-2:57