MADISON COUNTY, Ala. – Madison County Schools Superintendent Allen Perkins released a reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year.
The plan provides a tired approach with clear, actionable steps that are applicable through out the year.
The plan focuses on these areas:
- Addressing the spread in MCSS schools
- Practicing prevention
- Supporting teaching and learning
- Transporting students
- Entering and exiting school buildings
- Serving meals
- Conducting large group gatherings
- Protecting vulnerable populations
- Staff and student COVID-19 protocols.
In order for the schools to operate in a traditional format, there will be multiple points of screening.
- The first point on the screening continuum and most important. Parents are encouraged to self-report symptoms of illness and conduct a health screening for their child before going to school. The child should stay home if they are running a fever higher than 100°
- Staff will visually check students for symptoms
- Staff will visually check students for symptoms, this could include a temperature check and or confirming with families that students are COVID-19 symptom-free.
School officials say they will send parents the full report on July 13.