RQS Update: Jan. 12 2021

RQS Learning Update: January 12, 2021

 

On Monday, January, 11 the Raytown Board of Education voted for a partial return to in-person learning beginning, Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Based on the Board’s decision, the following is set to occur:

 

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 is scheduled to be a professional workday for all staff, no school; however, staff can work in-person or virtually on this date.  

 

  • Starting Wednesday, January 20, 2021, Three Trails and Elementary students are scheduled to return to in-person instruction (for those who selected in-person instruction) Monday-Friday on a normal schedule. 

 

  • Starting Thursday, January 21, 2021, Herndon Career Center B day students are scheduled to return at their normal times: 7:40-10:10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 2:10 p.m. Herndon Career Center will continue on a 50% schedule with students coming twice a week. A day students will return on Monday, January 25.

 

  • Starting January 20, 2021, RSA elementary students are scheduled to return to in-person instruction (for those who selected in-person instruction) Monday-Friday on their normal schedule: 7:10 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

 

  • Starting January 20, 2021, New Trails, Northwood, middle school and high school students in self-contained programs are scheduled to return to in-person instruction (for those who selected in-person instruction) Monday-Thursday. Fridays will continue to be virtual learning.

 

  • Secondary students (middle and high school) will remain in virtual learning until after Spring Break - Monday, April 5, 2021. 

 

Additionally, the Board voted on changes to the 2020-2021 calendar.

  • January 18: no school, District offices closed, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • January 19: no school, staff workday
  • February 11: no school, staff workday
  • February 12: no school, District offices closed
  • February 15: no school, District offices closed, Presidents’ Day 
  • March 22-25: Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • March 25: no school
  • March 26: no school, District offices closed
  • March 29-April 2: no school, Spring Break
  • May 26: early dismissal 9-12
  • May 27: projected last day of school PK-12 – early dismissal 

The Board will continuously reevaluate this decision at their monthly meetings. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to provide a safe and productive environment for our staff, students and families.