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Krueger Primary Campus

RE-OPENING GUIDELINES

Dear Krueger Primary Families, 

 

We want to thank you for your cooperation and hard work during the fall semester. Your daily commitment to follow the Marion ISD Re-Opening Guidelines created and maintained a safe, healthy campus for our students. 

 

As we enter 2021, we will continue to exercise the protocols put in place this fall. Please review the Marion ISD Re-Opening Guidelines or contact the Krueger Primary Campus for procedural guidance specific to the campus.

 

On-campus and remote learning options are still available for students and families. Please review the following information carefully to understand the expectations for our students throughout the year. 

 

We are honored to serve the students and community of Marion. Please contact us if you have any questions or need guidance from our staff.

 

Sincerely,

 

Rachel Robertson

Krueger Primary Elementary, Principal

   

We are receiving updates and changes on a daily basis from local, state, and national authorities.  These guidelines may be subject to change as the pandemic situation remains fluid. 

MASKS/PPE

 

  • Facial coverings are required for all district staff and students.
  • Students will be encouraged to provide their own personal facemasks, however, we will provide if needed. (Dress code applies to student masks.) If your student needs a mask, please contact the campus.
  • All adults, includings visitors, are required to wear a mask when entering the building, classroom, and/or office.
  • All students and adults must remain masked at all times.

 

HAND WASHING/SANITIZING

 

  • Students and staff will be educated on proper hand washing and sanitizing during first day procedures
  • Students will be required to use hand sanitizer when entering and exiting a bus, classroom, and/or office.

 

TEMPERATURE CHECKS/SCREENING

 

  • Parents and guardians are expected to screen their students daily for COVID 19 symptoms before sending them to school.
  • Marion ISD staff are expected to screen daily for COVID 19 symptoms as well as fill out the District screening form.
  • Students and Staff exhibiting symptoms must remain home.

 

ARRIVAL

· Students and staff must wear a mask once they arrive on campus.

· Students may not arrive before 7:15.

· Student drop off is on the side of the Primary Campus on Huebinger Street not in the front where buses arrive for drop off.

· Parents/guardians are encouraged to stay in their cars and not enter the buildings at this time.

· After putting on their facemask, students may enter and go directly to their assigned classroom.

· Alcohol-based hand sanitizer will be available at the main entrance to the campus, in the side entrance for parent drop off, in classrooms, and in common areas throughout the campus.

 

DISMISSAL

· Staggering the groups of walkers, car riders, bus riders or grade levels will help manage student movement in the building and decrease the risk of potential crowding during dismissal time. Buses will leave first, then car riders.

· Sanitizing opportunities will be provided in class before dismissal.

· Early pick up will not be permitted 30 minutes before the end of the day.

· Students who ride the bus will be dismissed to the bus line by bus number, wearing their mask, maintaining their social distance.

· Students whose parents pick them up will be called from their classroom and exit to the car line. Students will continue to wear their mask and social distance until they are in their cars.

 

COMMON AREAS AND TRANSITIONS

· Students and staff will wear protective face coverings and practice social distancing.

· Organized and consistent movement from each class will be implemented to limit the number of students in the hallway during transitions.

· When transitioning between classes, students will travel corridors as far to the right as possible.

· Visual markers will be developed to help students maintain physical distances and adhere to established campus traffic flow in hallways.

· Traffic patterns will be established throughout the campus that separates individuals to the greatest extent possible.

· Where possible, one-way traffic throughout campus corridors may be established.

· Classroom doors will be propped open to reduce high touch areas.

· Access to hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the campus.

 

CLASSROOM TEACHERS

· Teachers will monitor students throughout the day and refer to the nurse if symptoms are present.

· Teachers and students are required to wear masks.

· Each classroom will be outfitted with visual reminders of distancing requirements will be in all classrooms, marking off areas for common spaces and distancing best practices.

· Refillable alcohol-based hand sanitizer will be available and used routinely.

· Disinfectant wipes and sprays will be available to sanitize working surfaces.

· Teachers will:

o Stand outside their door and require hand hygiene before entering the classroom and after group assignments.

o Increase the space between desks and utilize every square inch of available space to create distance between students.

o Keep classroom doors open to improve circulation and reduce the touching of the door handles.

o Wear their personal protective equipment at all times.

 

CLASSROOM STUDENTS

Students will:

· Actively wear face masks and adhere to safety protocols outlined by the classroom teacher.

· Avoid sharing school supplies.

· Students will use hand sanitizers throughout the school day.

  • Gel in/gel out.

· Avoid high-touch areas and items.

· Maintain proper social distancing.

 

CLASSROOM SANITIZING

 

  • Each classroom will be disinfected / sanitized daily.
  • All high touch areas will be disinfected several times throughout the school day.
  • Cleaning wipes and/or disinfectant spray/paper towels will be provided in all areas for disinfection purposes.
  • Custodians will wear masks and other personal protection devices when sanitizing.
  • Staff will have access to disinfectants to maintain the sanitation of their areas.
  • Custodial staff will have electrostatic sanitizer to aid in sanitation.

 

BACKPACKS AND MATERIALS

  • We strongly encourage limiting personal items on campus.
  • Students will use their backpacks for communication folders from school/home.

 

RECESS

 

· Students will not be allowed on the playscape equipment.

· Each classroom has a set of playground equipment for games and activities (balls, hoola hoops, etc.)

· Students will receive hand sanitizer when leaving the classroom for recess.

· Students will wash their hands when returning to the classroom after recess.

· Students recess schedules have been staggered.

· Students will have recess with their homeroom class.

 

ENRICHMENT/PE

· Students will remain with their homeroom class.

· Students will have 30 minutes of PE daily.

· PE will happen outside as much as possible. On rainy days, PE will happen inside of the student’s homeroom classroom.

· Student supplies will be cleaned and disinfected as much as possible for creation station and STREAM activities.

 

NAP FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN

  • Students' nap mats will be disinfected daily.
  • Students will be provided a blanket at naptime that will be laundered daily.
  • Students will nap in their homeroom classes.

 

VISITORS/DROP-OFF/PICK-UP

 

 

 

  • Visitors must go through the main office to sign in.
  • ARD meetings, 504 meetings and parent conferences will be held virtually as much as possible
  • Visitors are discouraged from routinely dropping off student items, including lunches.
  • Protocol for Student Pick-Up during the day
    • Call child’s campus, let them know your student will be picked up, and estimated time of arrival
    • Use hand sanitizer at the campus entrance door
    • Wear mask inside the building
    • Enter the building and sign your student out
    • Wait outside for your student to depart from building

 

MEET THE GRADE LEVEL

 

 

  • Parents will not be able to drop their students off in the classroom on the first day of school.
  • Each grade level will have a meet the grade level video for students and parents to view prior to the first day of school.

 

RESTROOMS AND WATER FOUNTAINS

  • Students will wear their masks and practice proper social distancing when using the restroom.
  • Students will practice proper handwashing and follow posted guidelines to ensure effective practices are used.
  • Because water fountains have shared surfaces, these will be disabled/turned off/covered.
  • Students are highly recommended to bring full water bottles from home in order to stay hydrated.
  • Students will have the opportunity to refill water bottles from no-touch bottle filling stations.
  • Classroom teachers will take the class to the restroom for a break at staggered times throughout the school day.

 

LEARNING OPTIONS

 

 

  • On-Campus Learning
    • Follow Safety Guidelines Outlined in this Document
    • School Day: 7:40 AM - 3:05PM
  • Remote/Virtual Learning
    • Students must complete daily check-in assignments.
    • Students must be active in class 90% of the days to be eligible to be promoted to the next grade level.
    • Parents and students will sign off on a remote-learning contract.
    • Students who do not meet the attendance requirements will be required to repeat the grade-level.

Parents will be asked to select a learning option that will begin on August 12, 2020. Parents will complete a Learning Option Commitment form online by noon on August 3. Dependent upon what learning option is selected on the Learning Option Commitment form, you will ALSO need to complete either the Parent-Student Remote Learning Contract  or the Parent-Student On-Campus Learning Contract

  • Transitioning Between Learning Options Timeline: Students/Families have specific dates that they are able to choose between the two learning options for the 2020-2021 school year.
  • August 3, 2020: Choice of Learning Options
    • Learning Commitment Form
  • September 9, 2020: First Learning Option Transition Opportunity
  • October 5, 2020: Learning Option Transition Opportunity
  • January 5, 2021: Learning Option Transition Opportunity
  • March 22, 2021: Learning Option Transition Opportunity
  • Learning Option Transition Request Form for 2020-2021

Please NOTE: Remote teachers may not be the same teacher as the on campus teacher.

  • If your child starts remote instruction and then decides at the nine weeks to return to the campus, your child’s teacher may change and vice versa.

 

ATTENDANCE

  • Attendance will be taken each day for both on campus and remote learning to ensure that students are actively engaged.
  • Students participating in remote learning are expected to be fully engaged and showing progress in their courses each day.
  • Students will need to complete the posted daily check-in assignments to earn attendance.
  • Students who do not complete the daily check-in assignments will be counted absent.
  • State attendance guidance states students must attend 90% of the days a course is offered in order to be promoted to the next grade.
  • Students who do not meet the attendance requirements may be required to repeat the grade-level.

Students and Parents will be asked to complete a Parent-Student Remote Learning Contract  that outlines the student and the parent responsibilities during remote learning.

 

GRADING POLICY

  • Students enrolled in remote learning will follow the same grading guidelines as students enrolled in on campus learning
  • The Marion ISD grading policies are published annually in the Elementary and Secondary Student Handbooks.

 

CAFETERIA & FOOD SERVICE

· Students will eat breakfast and lunch in the classroom.

· Students will have the option to order a breakfast or lunch from the cafeteria or bring one from home. (Students will be charged at the appropriate pricing for these meals. Example: free, reduced, or paid)

· Meals will be packaged as “grab and go”.

· Parents are encouraged to use the My School Bucks mobile app to provide student meal money instead of sending cash to the campus.

· To minimize exposure on campus, parents and students are discouraged to drop off lunch deliveries for the 2020-21 school year. Students must bring their lunch, or they must eat the food provided by the cafeteria.

· Parents are discouraged from dropping off daily lunches.

 

TRANSPORTATION

  • All transportation staff required to wear facial coverings
  • All students, grades PK-12, are required to wear facial coverings while on bus
  • Bus seating will be assigned and every effort will be made to maintain social distancing
  • Students and staff required to use provided hand sanitizer upon boarding the bus
  • Bus windows will remain open to allow for additional ventilation and air flow
  • Buses will be thoroughly cleaned after each bus trip, focusing on high-touch surfaces such as bus seats, steering wheels, knobs, and door handles
  • Buses will be disinfected daily utilizing the electrostatic cleaner at the end of the day.

 



 

 

  

          

 

 

 

 


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211 West Otto St.  |  PO Box 189  |  Marion Tx. 78124
PHONE: (830) 914-2803 |  FAX: (830) 420-3268

 

School Hours:
Elementary Campuses (Krueger and Karrer) 
7:40 am to 3:00 pm

Secondary Campuses (Middle & High Schools)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

In accordance with Title VI-Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX-Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504-Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1992, the Marion Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

Conforme al Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, al Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972, a la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973 y al Título II de la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades de 1992, el Marion Independent School District no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, edad, sexo o discapacidad.

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