Neoga CUSD #3 School Re-Opening Plan for SY 2022-2023 Approved by the Board of Education
Neoga CUSD #3 School Re-Opening Plan for SY 2022-2023 Approved by the Board of Education on August 11, 2022
- At this time remote learning is not approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. According to ISBE, only those students under isolation or quarantine are eligible for remote learning.
- Masks are not required. The CDC recommends, but does not mandate, universal indoor masking in communities with high COVID-19 levels.
- School will start at the usual times - 8:00 for NES and 8:05 for NJSHS.
- School will be in session for a full day with 2:43 dismissal.
- Students will eat lunch and breakfast in the cafeterias.
- The district custodial staff will continue to ensure proper cleaning practices are maintained throughout the school day.
- Good hand hygiene will be strongly encouraged at all grade levels.
- Students will be frequently reminded to use appropriate respiratory etiquette.
- As we did in 2021-2022, the district will regularly benchmark students to look for learning loss and to help in determining interventions for students.
- Interventions will continue in all buildings just as they did FY 22.
- Chronic absenteeism will be referred to the ROE Attendance Specialist and/or the Cumberland County States Attorney as appropriate.
- All medical records, physicals, dental exams, and vision exams should be completed for students as indicated by law. Exclusion from school will be enforced when appropriate.
- Students who have symptoms of infectious illness, such as influenza (flu) or Covid-19, should stay home and contact their healthcare provider for testing and care.
- PLC teams will meet as in the past with Tuesday and Thursday as "tight" times.
- Staff will be allowed to wear blue jeans on Fridays only or as approved for special circumstances.
- Staff who have symptoms of infectious illness, such as influenza (flu) or Covid-19, should stay home and contact their healthcare provider for testing and care.
- Athletic programs will run as normal with full activity fees charged and admission charged at indoor, home sporting events.
- The district will be prepared to adjust educational and athletic programming as necessary.
- Symptoms of COVID-19 include;
- Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
Possible mitigation efforts in the event of an outbreak include:
- Increasing physical distance
- Symptom screening
- COVID testing
- School closure for a specified time