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ATLAS REOPENING PLAN

Priorities

Health and safety of all students and faculty

Social emotional support

Vibrant culture and curriculum

Integrity of company model

Flexibility based on changing information, data, and guidelines


Our Commitments

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

Doing what ATLAS does best...

  • Daily check-ins and check-outs
  • Focus on Norms and 5 C’s
  • Prioritizing relationship-building
  • Company Meeting with full cohort
  • Community building and engagement

... with a few new additions!

  • Social justice blocks
  • Virtual affinity groups
  • Drama integrated Social-Emotional Learning block

CURRICULUM & ASSESSMENTS

  • Offer the same vibrant curriculum throughout all models
  • Maintain high levels of instruction throughout all models
  • Consistent communication with families re: student progress and efforts


Model Offerings

Choosing what works for your family

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On Site Overview

SPACE USAGE

  • Outdoors when possible
  • Large classrooms only (Recital Hall, Dance Space, STEM Lab)
  • Student movement restricted to first floor and downstairs
  • Windows/doors open for air flow + HVAC Compliance
  • Reduced transitions
  • Designated bathrooms
    •  Passes, one at a time
  • ATLAS, Preschool, and limited office staff will have exclusive use of the building until plans are reassessed October 15

CLASSROOM PRACTICES

  • Social distancing (desks at least 6 ft apart)
  • Mandatory masks
  • Designated work spaces
  • No sharing materials
  • Hand sanitizer available
  • 1:1 technology
  • Outdoor mask breaks throughout the day

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL

  • Arrival Window: 8:00-8:15; outside tents for each cohort
  • Staggered entrance/exit for each cohort
  • Handwashing upon arrival
  • Temperature and health check upon arrival
  • No late arrivals
  • No aftercare
  • Parents are NOT allowed in the building
  • Pick-up at 2:45; outside tents for each cohort
  • ALL STUDENTS MUST LEAVE CAMPUS BY 3:00 at the latest
    • ATLAS is not responsible for safety after students leave campus

Health and Safety Guidelines

MONITORING SYMPTOMS

  • Temperature and health checks upon arrival
  • Students must STAY HOME when sick
  • A child exhibiting symptoms will go to isolation room until picked up
  • If a student or teacher is exposed to a positive case within the home or tests positive, all cohorts and teachers will transition to remote learning model and for at least 2 weeks; we will ask all families to monitor symptoms
  • Report any travel and self-quarantine as required

CLEANING AND SANITIZING

  • ATLAS will follow all CDC cleaning and sanitizing guidelines
  • NMS custodial staff will take charge of deep cleaning
  • Faculty will disinfect classroom workspaces each day before student arrival
  • Detailed procedures forthcoming
COVID Communication