• Frequently Asked Questions about [Reopening]

    *As of 5/19/21, masks are no longer required outside, per ODE guidance. 

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Athletics


  • High School Update

  • Middle School Update

Child Care


  • Will child-care continue to operate at our schools for non in-person student days?

  • Will there be after-school care?

Enrolling and Transfering


  • I’ve re-enrolled my student. Now what?

Hybrid Learning


  • How soon will we find out what cohort (A/B) our child will be in?

  • What does hybrid learning look like for students in grades 4-12?

  • Will families be able to continue with Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) at their zoned schools if they don’t want to return for in-person instruction?

  • Will the hybrid model extend into next year, and when will that be announced?

Lining up Schedules for Families


  • I have three kids in three different schools. Can all my students have the same in-school/out of school days?

Medford Online Academy


  • Is the deadline for MOA firm?

  • My student takes multiple Advanced Placement courses. What happens when I transfer to the 9-12 Medford Online Program? What do they offer?

  • Will families enrolled in MOA be allowed to transition to in-person instruction?

Safety


  • How are schools preparing for students to return?

  • If a kid is home with non-primary symptoms can they get homework assignments and keep up that way?

  • If an elementary student struggles with social distancing (forgets frequently and goes for a hug or gets too close), will they get in trouble and have to leave school?

  • Once schools open, what if they have to shut down because of an outbreak or quarantine?

  • Returning to Work In-Person

  • What about testing and contact tracing?

  • What does pick up and drop off look like?

  • What happens if my student gets sick? Are they completely out of school for 10 days?

  • What happens with a class or cohort when a student gets covid?

  • Which COVID19 test will the school be utilizing... nasal/sputum?

  • Will parents be alerted (or told if asked) if their teacher chooses to not get the vaccine?

  • Will the elementary kids be able to have recess outside? How will these breaks be addressed?

Special Education


  • What about my student who receives special education services?

  • What if I want my child to participate for only a portion of their day?

  • What if my child cannot wear a mask?

  • What if my child has a modified day on their IEP?

  • What if my child is on Homebound Instruction but they have also been participating in online learning with the class?

  • Will families be able to continue with Comprehensive Distance Learning (CDL) at their zoned schools if they don’t want to return for in-person instruction?

Transportation


  • What about transportation?