Baltimore County School Students Start Home Next Week

ANDRE: BREAKING NEWS ABOUT BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBCLI SCHOOL. STUDENTS START NEXT WEEK AT HO.ME MONDAY AND TUESDAY ARE NOW TREATED AS ASYNCHRONOUS SCHEDULES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ARE TAKEN ASSIGNMENTS TO BE CARRIED OUT ON THEIR OWN MONDAY AND TUESDAY. THIS IS FOR ALL SCHOOLS THAT ARE NOT GOING VIRTUAL YET. THOSE SCHOOLS THAT ALREADY WORK IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS WILL HOLD VIRTUAL CLASSES MONDAY. WE NEED TO MAKE IT CLEAR THAT MANY STUDENTS WILL RETURN TO CLASSROOM WEDNESDAY. OTHERS WILL ENTER OR STAY LEARN IN VIRTLUA. THIS DECISION IS MADE SCHOOL BY SCHOOL. WHAT WE DO KNOW, STUDENTS WILL NOT ENTER A BALTIREMO COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BUILDING ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. LAL LESSONS IN THE BALTIMORE COUNTY PUBLIC S

Baltimore County School Students Start Home Next Week

Monday/Tuesday: Asynchronous scheduling days for teachers; students to carry out assignments independently

Baltimore County Public School students start home next week, 11 News has learned.|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s Latest Figures | Get tested | Vaccin info ||BCPS school buildings are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays so staff can prepare classes in case their school transitions to virtual learning. Monday and Tuesday are now considered asynchronous scheduling days for teachers. Students are given assignments to do on their own on Mondays and Tuesdays. The assignments cover multiple content areas, including science, social studies, mathematics, and language arts, and will be placed in Schoolology. This is for all schools that haven’t gone virtual yet. Schools that already worked in a virtual environment will continue to hold virtual classes on Monday. Earlier this week, BCPS announced that more than two dozen schools, or parts of them, would switch to virtual learning this week. The provincial schools were closed for much of the week this week because of the snow.| LINK: BCPS COVID-19 Dashboard: School Status (Which Schools Are Engaged In Virtual Learning) Remaining schools – excluding those that temporarily provide virtual instruction – will reopen for face-to-face instruction on Wednesday. The decision will be made on a school-by-school basis. MEALS: Meals will be available to students while the buildings are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays via the curbside service. Signing up or registering is not necessary. Tap here for a schedule of curbside meal pickup locations.COVID-19 TESTING: Additional COVID-19 staff testing opportunities are scheduled for Monday at all BCPS high schools from 9am to 1pm. 19 rapid home test kits are scheduled for Tuesday at each school. BCPS will distribute 126,000 test kits to BCPS employees and students. The district has ordered additional test kits and expects them to arrive by January 14. Principals will contact their school communities to provide details on test kit distribution. FACE MASKS: Distribution of KN95 masks as an extra option for students and staff started Wednesday. To date, 74,000 adult masks have been delivered to staff and secondary schools and we have ordered 54,000 children’s masks. Additional orders for KN95 masks have been placed to build on the district’s current PPE stock.

Baltimore County Public School students start home next week, 11 News has learned.

|| COVID-19 updates | Maryland’s Latest Figures | Get tested | Vaccine Info ||

The BCPS school buildings will be closed Monday and Tuesday so that staff can prepare classes in case their school transitions to virtual learning.

  • Monday and Tuesday are now treated as asynchronous scheduling days for teachers.
  • On Monday and Tuesday the students are given assignments that they have to do themselves. The assignments cover multiple content areas, including science, social studies, mathematics, and language arts, and will be placed in Schoolology.

This is for all schools that haven’t gone virtual yet. Schools that already worked in a virtual environment will continue to hold virtual classes on Monday.

Earlier this week, BCPS announced that more than two dozen schools, or parts of them, would switch to virtual learning this week. Schools in the province were closed for much of the week this week because of the snow.

| CLUTCH: BCPS COVID-19 Dashboard: School Status (which schools are engaged in virtual learning)

The other schools – with the exception of schools that temporarily provide virtual instruction – will open again on Wednesday for personal instruction. The decision is made per school.

MEALS: Meals are available to students while the buildings are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays via the curbside service. Signing up or registering is not necessary. Tap here for a schedule of curbside meal pickup locations.

COVID-19 TESTING: Additional staff COVID-19 testing opportunities are scheduled for Monday at all BCPS high schools from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

COVID-19 TEST KITS FOR HOME: Distribution of COVID-19 rapid home test kits is scheduled for Tuesday at every school. BCPS will distribute 126,000 test kits to BCPS employees and students. The district has ordered additional test kits and expects them to arrive on January 14. The principals will contact their school communities to provide details on the distribution of test kits.

FACE MASKS: Distribution of KN95 masks as an extra option for students and staff started on Wednesday. To date, 74,000 adult masks have been delivered to staff and secondary schools and we have ordered 54,000 children’s masks. Additional orders for KN95 masks have been placed to build on the district’s current PPE stock.

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