Frequently Asked Questions
This page was last updated on August 27, 2020.
We have compiled questions submitted by parents regarding our reopening of campus for the 2020-2021 school year.
Please understand that our plans and procedures may change based on updates to guidance from state and county authorities, the Houston Health Department, and the CDC.
We encourage you to check back frequently for updates.
RESPONSE TO CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES
- If we have a confirmed COVID case, will the whole class be required to quarantine for 14 days?
- What if a teacher gets COVID?
- Will repeat testing and a negative PCR panel be required for a student/teacher to come back to school?
- Does a student/teacher with confirmed COVID-19 or COVID-19 symptoms need a doctor’s note to return to school?
- If we have a confirmed COVID case, will every class that the student/teacher attends/instructs be asked to quarantine?
PHYSICAL DISTANCING & SAFETY MEASURES
- Do parents need to provide student face masks? - Updated August 21
- Is there a way to limit class sizes to 10 students per room?
- How will students social distance during lunch?
- How will students social distance during recess?
- How will students social distance during PE? - Updated August 21
- Will the classrooms be adequately ventilated?
- Who do we notify if we choose to keep our children at home? - Updated August 10
- Can we choose which classes we may stream at home or attend at school?
- If we choose to stream classes, is there a certain point at which students go back to the classroom? - Updated July 30
- Once my child returns to the classroom, can he/she switch back to streaming classes from home? - Added August 27
- Will streaming capability from campus be more robust than in the past?
- Will there be any way for students attending classes from home to interact with the teacher?
- Why are we streaming live classes rather than taking the online learning approach we had in the spring?
- If my child streams classes from home, can he/she participate in after-school activities? - Added August 27