Return to School

We are excited about the return of our students on April 12, 2021. To ensure a smooth transition,  we are including vital information for both virtual and hybrid students.

Schedule

Below is the updated instructional schedule for both virtual and hybrid students.  

Time

Virtual M/T/Th/F

In-Person (Hybrid) A/B/D days


K-2 (Lower House)

3-6 (Upper House)

K-2 (Lower House)

3-6 (Upper House)

9:05-9:30

Zoom: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) & Morning Meetings

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Morning Meeting, & Breakfast

9:30-10:15

Zoom Core Content

Core Content

10:15-11:00

Zoom Core Content

Core Content

11:00-11:45

Zoom Core Content

Core Content

11:45-12:30

Lunch

Zoom Core Content

Lunch/ SEL

Core Content

12:30-1:15

Zoom Core Content

Lunch

Core Content

Lunch/ SEL

1:15-2:00

Zoom Core Content

Zoom Core Content

Core Content

Core Content

2:00

End of Direct Instruction for Virtual Students

End of Direct Instruction for In-person Students

2:00-4:00

Extention & Independent Work

 (Zoom not required)

Core Content

Extention Blocks
Core Content, Recess, SEL

4:05


Dismissal

A-Day hybrid students: Monday & Tuesday- In-person Thursday & Friday- Virtual

B-Day hybrid students: Monday & Tuesday- Virtual Thursday & Friday- In-person

D-Day hybrid students: Monday/Tuesday and Thursday/Friday- In-person

Wednesday Asynchronous Day-
No students in the building 

If you have questions concerning the above schedule, please contact your child’s teacher.  Your child’s schedule with Zoom links will be posted in Schoology on April 2, 2021, after 5:00 p.m.  Please know this is subject to change to meet district directives.


Supplies & Safety Measures

All virtual and hybrid students will also need the basic supplies that are listed.  If you are unable to secure these items, please contact your child’s teacher.  

Student Symptom Checker

To help ensure the safety of all, please reminder to complete the symptom checker before sending your child to school each day:

-Fever and chills -Cough -Runny nose or nasal congestions -Sore throat -Shortness of breath -Diarrhea -Nausea and vomiting -Headache -Muscle or body aches -Poor appetite -Fatigue

Students that present any of the above symptoms will have to be picked up immediately.
Please make sure we have your current phone number and emergency contact information updated in the office.
Thank you for helping us keep everyone safe.

Hybrid students, while in the building must wear a mask and follow school guidelines that are set to help ensure the safety of all students and staff.


Transportation

Please check the Portsmouth Public Schools website for updated information. www.ppsk12.us    


Breakfast and Lunch

All hybrid students will receive free breakfast and lunch while in the building.  Please check the division website for the feeding program locations for those not in the building during virtual learning. www.ppsk12.us


Child Care

AlphaBEST Education is partnering with Portsmouth Public Schools to expand learning beyond the school day with engaging programs that excite and motivate students.  For more information, please visit https://www.alphabest.org/portsmouthva


We look forward to continuing to provide quality education for your child(ren).  While the next few months will be yet another transition during this pandemic, we will continue to strive for excellence.  Thank you for your continued support during these unprecedented times.