Upcoming School Year Information
UPDATES FROM THE DISTRICT OFFICE:
In planning for the coming school year, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has requested school districts to plan for three different scenarios going into the 2020-2021 school year. Those three scenarios include:
The Cass Lake-Bena 2020 School Plan is based on the MDH 2020-2021 Planning Guide for
Schools, MDE’s Guidance for Minnesota Public Schools: 2020-2021 School Year Planning and
current public health recommendations at the time this document was developed, which include:
worn in School.
The Cass Lake-Bena School Plan is a working plan to be updated as changes occur.
Updated August 7, 2020
Scenario 1: In-person learning for all students.
Creating as much space as possible between students and teachers that is feasible during the day but is not held to strictly enforcing the 6 feet of social distancing.
Scenario 2: Return students to school buildings implementing a hybrid model.
Following strict social distancing and capacity limits to 50% maximum occupancy. Social distance of at least six feet between people must always occur.
Scenario 3: Distance Learning Only
All students are to remain out of school and will be provided education through the district Distance learning plan.
Families can expect that throughout the school year the educational scenario is dependent on the health situation of our counties and Indian Health Service data. It is our hope that through these transitions, students and families can maintain a high level of support. Clear communication and thoughtful and organized planning from the school and families will make these transitions smoother. Support services will continue to be available for all students to include:
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