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Click the QuickLinks below to access COVID-19-related and expanded in-person school updates: 

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping remote learning safe and private for our students and teachers by not taking screenshots or recording learning sessions conducted on Google Meet and Zoom.

Regarding Additional In-Person Learning:
K-4 students will attend 5 days per week starting on Monday, April 12.
5-12 students will attend 4 days per week (M, T, Th, F) starting on Monday, April 19.
Students who receive special education services for 4 or 5 days per week will continue attending 4 or 5 days per week according to their program.
Students that have chosen to stay in a Remote Instruction Model will remain in the Remote Instruction Model.

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Temperature Checks

 
  • Please take your child(ren)’s temps and monitor for symptoms before school each day.

  • In accordance with NYS guidance, if you have traveled to the list of quarantine states your child must stay home from school for 14 days after returning to New York.

  • If your child arrives at school with a temperature of 100.0 degrees or greater, he/she will need to go home immediately.

  • All students will have temps taken upon arrival at school.

  • Students who are symptomatic in school will be sent home and will need to be tested for COVID-19 before returning to school.

  • All visitors will need to have their temperature taken and complete a screening questionnaire upon entering a school

  • All employees will be screened daily.
     

HEALTH AND TEMPERATURE SCREENINGS The North Syracuse Central School District will implement protocols for mandatory health screenings, including the following:

Students 
  • Students will be required to have their temperatures checked before they enter District facilities each day.  Please note that parents/legal guardians will also be required to ensure that their child(ren) are not experiencing any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 and do not have a temperature of 100.0 degrees or greater prior to them boarding their method of transportation to school; and
  • Students or their parents/legal guardians will be required to complete an online weekly screening questionnaire, which will ask about COVID-19 symptoms, testing and exposure.
Faculty and Staff 
  • Faculty and staff will be required to have their temperatures checked before they enter District facilities each day; and
  • Faculty and staff will be required to complete a daily paper screening questionnaire.

Visitors, Contractors and Vendors
  • Visitors, contractors and vendors will be required to have their temperatures checked and must complete a paper screening questionnaire before entering District facilities.  Any visitor, contractor or vendor with a temperature, signs of illness and/or a positive response to the health screening questionnaire will not be permitted to enter District facilities.

SCREENING NOTES
  • Schools and the District will periodically send messages/instructions to parents/guardians regarding signs of illnesses in their child that requires staying home from school.
  • Any student, faculty or staff who screens positive for COVID-19 symptoms, or who presents with a temperature 100.0 degrees or greater, will not be allowed to enter the school if screened outside. Students who do not have an immediate method of transportation home will be brought to the school nurse for isolation and evaluation. Any student, faculty or staff who develops symptoms during the day will be sent for evaluation by the school nurse. Please see the Management of Ill Students or Staff at School section for further details.

 

BUILDING VISITORS The North Syracuse Central School District will take additional precautions for visitors, including the following: 
  • Visitors will be required to wear a cloth face covering whenever in District buildings, unless they are not medically able to tolerate a face covering. In that case, visitors can request an accommodation, which will be considered by the building principal;
  • Visitors will be required to complete a health screening and have their temperature checked prior to entering any District building; and 
  • Visitors will not be permitted to enter any District facility if they screen positive by answering “yes” to any of the screening questions or exhibit a temperature of 100.0 degrees or greater.