This document follows a flexible framework to address challenges that may develop, based upon the possibility of varying levels of community spread of COVID-19. While it is our goal to prepare a plan as best as we possibly can. All plans are subject to change based on St Louis County and the CDC recommendations. We remain committed to providing a loving Christian environment that supports our students spiritually, socially-emotionally, academically, and physically.
ILS Olivette is operating with the Code Yellow Guidelines.
Below is a brief overview of each aspect of our opening guidelines.
For the full explanation, click on the icon to the left of each section.
Practicing Prevention: Increased handwashing, hand sanitizer stations, face shields to be used for certain situations, and face masks are mandatory for K - Grade 8, social distancing of desks and activities.
Drop Off/Pick Up: Children will go into the building with their mask already on between 8:10 and 8:25am and be picked up between 3:30pm and 3:45pm. At 3:45pm, all students not yet picked up go to extended care, regardless of whether or not they are signed up, for their safety.
Teaching and Learning: Masks will be worn during class time for all students and social distancing practiced as we are able for the academic setting. Where distancing is not possible in extended time frames, clear dividers will be used.
Transitioning in Building: There will not be transitioning of classes as previous years at our school and there will be specific areas assigned for certain grades for bathroom facilities and hand washing.
Large Group Gatherings: Socially distanced, mandatory masks, no more than 50% capacity of the facility being used.
Lunch and snack time: Each class will be eating lunch within their classroom at their desks.
PE, Sports, Outdoor Play: Students practice social distancing as they are able, bring own water bottle from home, and be with their own class.
When Someone is Sick: Everyone should take their child's temperature before coming to school. they can If a child has a fever or has had a fever in the last 24hrs, they will need to stay home.
Tuition: Tuition for distance learning is the same as classroom learning. Families with financial needs that change during the school year, in particular in relation to COVID-19, may contact the school principal to apply for tuition assistance funding.