What if there is a shutdown?
Our programs will continue to operate in person as long as the public schools remain open. Even with recent increases in COVID numbers, schools do not seem to be a source of disease spreading. The nature of the “forced compliance” of proper protocols within the school setting (as well as within our classrooms) tends to maintain the safety of these environments. In the unexpected event of a shutdown that affects the schools, we would simply move our programs into our virtual classroom for any affected weeks. We’ve been holding our in-person programs since mid July and everything has gone extremely smoothly and we don’t anticipate any changes.
Our COVID safety protocols:
- Face masks (no gaiters) are required for everyone (students, parents, instructors, etc.) who enters the building.
- Hand sanitizer will be provided for students to use upon entry.
- Tables will be disinfected between classes.
- No more than two students may sit at a table. The chairs will be placed at opposite ends of the table and should not be moved any closer at any point. This holds true for close friends or even siblings.
- At the end of class, students will be dismissed in a staggered manner.
- If your child has been deemed a “close contact,” they can attend the online class while quarantining.
- Please DO NOT send your child to class if he or she has experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 24 hours:
- Fever or chills
- Cough or sore throat
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Muscle or body aches
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- New loss of taste or smell
- Please DO NOT send your child to class if he or she has been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days.