Effective in February, the School Board adopted a new timeline for a gradual return to in-person learning that considers staff vaccinations, risk-mitigation strategies and the readiness of school facilities. Below, you’ll find the timeline, some important forms and links, and our “Video Toolbox,” with short videos to help you quickly get the information you need most.

Timeline for students choosing in-person learning option

WEEK OF FEB. 22:

  • Feb. 22-23: In-person learning for students in pre-K through grade 2 who chose the in-person option. Virtual learning for all other students.
  • Feb. 24: Wellness Wednesday for all students (abbreviated virtual learning and/or independent study).
  • Feb. 25-26: Virtual learning for all students, with some exceptions for small groups that have been engaging in limited in-person learning.

WEEK OF MARCH 1:

  • March 1-2: In-person learning for students in pre-K through grade 5, as well as students in grade 6 and grade 9 who chose the in-person option. Virtual learning for all other students.
  • March 3: Wellness Wednesday for all students (abbreviated virtual learning and/or independent study).
  • March 4-5: Virtual learning for all students, with some exceptions for small groups that have been engaging in limited in-person learning.

WEEK OF MARCH 8:

  • March 8-9: In-person learning for all students who chose the in-person option, including grades 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12. Virtual learning for all other students.
  • March 10: Wellness Wednesday for all students (abbreviated virtual learning and/or independent study).
  • March 11-12: In-person learning for all students who chose the in-person option, including grades 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12. Virtual learning for all other students.

WEEK OF MARCH 15 AND BEYOND: 

  • Same as the previous week. Four days of in-person learning for all students who chose the in-person option. Virtual learning for all other students. Wellness Wednesdays for all students (abbreviated virtual learning and/or independent study).

Wellness Wednesdays are characterized by two hours of teacher-led virtual learning (elementary schools), additional independent learning time, academic and social-emotional support, teacher planning and professional learning time, and additional deep cleaning of schools.

Video Toolbox

Important forms and links for families of students who are attending school in-person:

HCPS COVID-19 Health Screening Acknowledgement for Students. 
Students, parents and guardians must sign this form stating that you understand HCPS’ health screening requirements. Students must complete the included checklist each day before participating in in-person learning. 

HCPS COVID-19 Health and Safety Parent/Student Acknowledgement Form. 
Students, parents and guardians must sign this form stating that you are familiar with the addition to the Health and Safety Acknowledgement Form.

COVID-19 Addendum to the Code of Student Conduct.
Students, parents and guardians must sign this form stating that you are familiar with the full addition to the Code of Student Conduct, including the requirement to wear face coverings, with limited exceptions.