Frequently Asked Questions about Returning to In-person Learning

  • • What data informed the guidance that has led Lakewood to return students to in-person learning at this time?

  • • How does the hybrid schedule work?

  • • What does the day look like? Will they be full-days with lunch and recess?

  • • Will all students in the same families be on either an A or B schedule, regardless of grade level? How will we know which days our students will be assigned?

  • • Will parents need to provide supplies for their students in in-person learning?

  • • How will daycares be affected by the district’s change to the hybrid/in-person learning model?

  • • What do I do if I want to re-enroll my student for in-person learning, if I originally chose homeschooling?

  • • Is the reopening plan going to change?

  • • Will there still be an online option for our students if we do not wish to send students to in-person learning? I don’t feel comfortable sending student back to school because he/she is high risk. What are the options?

  • • Why can’t our students remain in Distance Learning 2.0, if we prefer that model?

  • • Can Edgenuity students switch to in-person learning? If so, when do I do that?

  • • If a student is sick can they attend/utilize distance learning with no absences?

  • • What if A or B day assignment does not work for our family? Can we switch to the other day?

  • • Will students and families have access to daycare before and/or after school?

  • • How is our district providing opportunities for students and staff to participate in teaching and learning while protecting those at higher risk from COVID-19?

  • • How does the school district plan to respond to confirmed cases or outbreaks of COVID-19 to staff and families?

  • • Will students always maintain six feet of social distancing between each other at all times?

  • • What happens if a student refuses to wear his or her mask?

  • • Will students continue to get free meals after returning to in-person learning?

  • • How will we protect students and staff by keeping the numbers low on buses?