What state/CDC guidelines will PCLC observe for the prevention of spreading Covid-19? ● All students, staff, and instructors will be required to attest they do not have a temperature of over 100.4 degrees in order to be on campus. ● If a student, staff member, or instructor develops a temperature of 100.4 or higher they will immediately be sent home. Students and staff who have any of the following symptoms should stay home: fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, nausea or vomiting. ● Until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, onsite students will practice physical distancing in class. ● Face coverings for anyone in 3rd grade or above will be required per state regulations. ● All student-contacted items (desks, tables, irs, equipment, handrails, restroom facilities, etc.) will be disinfected between classes and all students and staff will use hand sanitizer prior to entering each classroom.
How will lunch be handled? ● Students will enjoy lunch outdoors unless there is inclement weather. ● Masks will be optional when outdoors. If you wish for your student to wear a mask, you may instruct them to do so, but the staff of PCLC will not be enforcing-mask wearing for individual children. ● On rainy days, students will proceed to the classroom of the class they would take after lunch and they will eat at their desk (at an appropriate physical distance from one another). Handwashing will be strongly encouraged both before and after lunch.
What do sutdents need to bring to campus for onsite classes? ● All students must bring their own small bottle of hand sanitizer . This should be easily accessible as it will need to be used before entering each class. ● A face covering must be worn by anyone in 3rd grade or above. ● Key fobs must be used to enter the locked entrance to our portion of the building. Please keep your key fobs in a secure place. One fob will be issued to each family and additional/replacement fobs are available for $25. ● Security lanyards must be worn by all adults on campus at all times. Will classes be live or pre-recorded? ● Our vendors will determine the platform of their own online classes, depending on the needs of their students. ● Most of our classes will be offered as live classes that will engage both onsite and online students simultaneously.
Can charter funds be used to pay for onsite classes? ● Families who are using charter funds to pay for PCLC classes must comply with whatever charter guidelines are given for in-person classes. ● If charter funding for onsite classes is not provided for onsite learning, charter students may take any of our classes online. If charters allow for onsite learning, charter students may attend onsite. ● Families who are not using charter funds to pay for classes may choose to have their students take vendor classes either onsite or online. ● If charter schools change their policies on paying for onsite classes and online students wish to switch to onsite learning, they will be able to begin onsite learning within (2) two weeks of notifying us of the Change.
What will happen if someone attending onsite classes at PCLC tests positive for Covid-19? ● In the event that someone has tested positive for Covid-19, our campus manager or one of our campus directors should be notified immediately. ● We will send an email to anyone who may have been in contact with the person who has tested positive. ● The Campus Manager will contact the Orange County Department of Health and will comply with their specific directions. ● All students, staff, and instructors will also comply with strict guidelines for quarantine and when they may return to campus after they have a positive Covid-19 test (or someone in their household tests positive).
If someone tests positive for Covid-19 at PCLC, will the campus close? ● We will only close our campus if we are mandated to do so by the Orange County Department of Health. ● All students, staff, and instructors will also comply with strict guidelines for quarantine and when they may return to campus after they have a positive Covid-19 test (or someone in their household tests positive).