W.F. Ready Important Dates and Start Up Information

W.F. Ready Welcome Back 2020-21

Teachers will be making contact with each family on Thursday, August 27th or Friday, August 28th to update them on classroom routines or needs for a smooth start to the year.

Here are some of the changes that will be included in the letter.

Staggered Start

School will commence on Tuesday, September 8th will a staggered start for all students.  Students with a last name beginning with A to K will attend September 8th and 10th.  Students with a last name starting with L to Z attend on September 9th and 11th.  Families with students living in the same home with different last names will pick one schedule to follow.  Kindergarten and specialized programs will also start on a staggered start but teachers will be making contact to share these dates.

 

Limited Access

Only staff and students will be allowed to enter the building.  Parents and community members are asked to call the office if needed.

 

Adjusted Start Times, Recess and Lunchtime

Recesses will be moved to the beginning and end of the day to limit large group movement.  Morning Recess will be from 8:53-9:08 AM and afternoon recess will be from 3:22-3:37 PM.  Students that return the permission form will be allowed to leave at 3:22 PM.  Students will be in their own classroom for lunch.  Half of our classrooms will have recess at 11:45 AM and the second group will have recess at 12:30 PM.

Alternative Entrances

We will be utilizing six entrances instead of our regular three to allow for more space when entering the building.  The map has been included to show the locations.

 

Limited Access and Student Drop Off Points

Division Office is asking for parents that drive their children to school to pick a spot farther from the entry points to minimize congestion.

Wear a Mask

All grade 4 to 8 students will be required to wear a mask and kindergarten to grade 3 students are recommended to wear a mask.  Make sure to label masks.

 

Water Bottles

Students will not have access to the water fountains at school.  They will be asked to bring a filled water bottle to use during school hours.

 

Lockers

Students will not have access to the school lockers.  Supplies will be kept at desks or in student backpacks.  Each classroom teacher will communicate the plan for their classroom.

 

Cleaning Protocols

Division Office will be doing an extensive cleaning of each room including all surfaces.  Washrooms will also be cleaned and disinfected 3 times per day.

 

Regina Public Schools E-Learning

Online learning is an option for all students within Regina Public Schools.  Registration information can be found on our website or the Regina Public Schools website.

 

Proactive Response

We will be limiting large group movement within the school.  Specialist teachers will move to the student’s classroom this year and we will not be having any assemblies or large group events until we are given clearance.  Library resources will be collected and brought to the classroom by teachers.  Students will have physical education outside.