School districts announce plans to bring more students back to class in person

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Updated: April 10, 2021 01:38 PM
Created: April 06, 2021 03:55 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — School districts in the greater Rochester area are releasing their plans to bring more students back to school in person for more days of the week.

The Biden Administration is pushing for students to get back into school in person five days a week.

Schools in New York are still waiting to hear from New York State about whether or not the social distancing guidelines for students in schools can be lowered from six feet to three feet like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved last month.

On Monday Cuomo said a decision should be announced “within a week.”

BROCKPORT

The Brockport Central School District is planning to install barriers on every desk and cafeteria table to bring more students back for in-person learning. The district says it wasn’t feasible to do so earlier in the year.

BCSD says if everything goes as planned, all in-person students, pre-K through 12, will be able to return to school four days a week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays starting Monday, April 19.

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FAIRPORT

The Fairport Central School District announced that K-6 students will begin full in-person learning, five days a week starting April 19. Students in grades 7-12 will remain in their current learning program (both hybrid with rotating Wednesdays and fully virtual). Click here for more information. 

GREECE

The Greece Central School District is planning to have students return for in-person learning four days a week starting on Monday, April 19. Click here for more information.

HILTON

The Hilton Central School District announced it will transition from its current “hybrid or fully remote” model to an “attending five days in person or fully remote” model beginning Monday, April 19.

The district says teachers and staff will have Thursday, April 15 and Friday, April 16 to prepare, so parents should plan for school not to be in session those days.

The district will be switching its letter day rotation around to accommodate science labs and electives.

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HOLLEY

The Holley Central School District welcomed hybrid students in grades 3-6 back for in-person classes four days a week on Monday, April 5. Hybrid students in grades 7-8 are coming in two days a week, but will begin coming in four days a week on Monday, April 12. Hybrid students in grades 9-12 are coming in two days a week, but will begin coming in four days a week on Monday, April 19. Click here for more information.

LE ROY

The Le Roy Central School District has already begun its transition back to fully in-person classes.

PENFIELD

The Penfield Central School District says it's working toward fully reopening school on April 19, but is waiting on the New York State Department of Health to adopt the three feet social distancing guidelines. Click here for more information.

SPENCERPORT

The Spencerport Central School District will host a virtual parent forum on Wednesday, April 14, at 5:30 p.m. for parents of students in grades 6-12 to learn about the district's four-day in-person class model, which is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 19. The district's younger students whose families wanted them to have already returned to in-person class four days a week. Click here for more information.

WEBSTER

Webster Superintendent Carmen Gumina says they have finally received guidance from the department of health that will allow K-5 students to return to full in-person learning five days a week on April 22. Grades 6-12 will remain in hybrid learning until the infection rate drops throughout the county. 

WEST IRONDEQUOIT

The West Irondequoit Central School District is asking parents of students in grades K-6 to complete a reopening survey. Click here for more information.


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