Hybrid VS. Brick to Click

While on campus students and staff will be required to complete the at-home health screening checklist, have their temperature check upon arrival, and wear a face covering.

 

Grade Level Hybrid Brick to Click
Kinder
  • 4 days of on campus learning (Monday- Thursday)
  • A shortened school day, 8:20 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
  • One hour of at-home learning each of the 4 days
  • Independent learning on Fridays
  • Class size of less than 20 students
  • ½ day with certified teacher
  • ½ day with kinder specialist
  • Teacher moves to different classes and kids stay in one classroom
  • Lunch in classroom 
  • 3 recesses per day with cohort (only classmates)
  • Monday through Thursday students works on district created Schoology lessons from home
  • Teacher contact 3 days a week (approximately 2.5 hours a week at scheduled times)
  • Live lessons for Language Arts and Math on Fridays
  • Brick to Click is ideal for families who are not yet ready to come back to school on campus and who have the support at home to continue learning remotely
  • Technology help available Monday – Friday
  • No Kinder Specialist class
1st Grade through 5th grade
  • 4 days of on campus learning (Monday- Thursday)
  • A shortened school day, 8:20 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
  • One hour of at-home learning each of the 4 days
  • Independent learning on Fridays
  • Class size of less than 20 students
  • Students stay with their cohort (class) for recess, lunch and specials
  • Lunch is outside
  • 30 minute daily special (Art, PE, STEAM, Library), specialist teacher comes to class and “pushes in” with the exception of PE that may be in the MPR or outside
  • One 15 minute recess per day (minimum)
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade Advanced Math- Students will work on virtual lessons Monday through Wednesday during their class math time, take their formative on Thursday and receive live virtual instruction on Friday. Advanced Math teachers will attempt to pull students by class one additional time per week to give live in person instruction.
  • 3rd and 4th grade ELP- Students attend virtual class on Friday
  • Monday through Thursday students works on district created Schoology lessons from home
  • Teacher contact 3 days a week (approximately 2.5 hours a week at scheduled times)
  • Live lessons for Language Arts and Math on Fridays
  • Brick to Click is ideal for families who are not yet ready to come back to school on campus and who have the support at home to continue learning remotely
  • Technology help available Monday – Friday
  • No specialist classes
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade Advanced Math- students work on virtual lessons Monday through Wednesday, take their formative on Thursday and receive live virtual instruction on Friday
  • 3rd and 4th grade ELP- students attend virtual class on Friday
6th, 7th and 8th grade
  • 2 days of on campus learning/ / 3 days of at home learning
  • A shortened school day, 8:20 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
  • One hour of at home learning each day
  • Fridays will serve as an independent learning and office hours day.
  • Class sizes will be between 15-20 students
  • On campus days:
    • 75 minute ELA, Math and Science class
    • 50 minute Social Studies class
    • 15 minute recess
    • 30 minute Specialist class (Art, PE, STEAM or ELP) 
    • (rotates by week, unless ELP)
    • Students will be cohorted by grade level for lunch 
    • Students will rotate classes for ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies and Specials with sanitization between each class
  • Brick to Click is ideal for families who are not yet ready to come back to school on campus and who have the support at home to continue learning remotely
  • Students will follow their class schedule from home 4 days a week
  • Friday serves as an independent learning day and office hours day
  • No specialist classes (with the exception of ELP)
  • Technology help available Monday – Friday

 

 

 

Arrival
  • Students will not be permitted on campus prior to 7:50 a.m.

 

  • Student arrival on campus will be divided into two groups based on families last names. 
    • Students with last names A-K will need to arrive at 7:50 a.m..
    • Students with the last name L-Z need to arrive at 8:05 a.m. 
    • Bus riders will arrive when the bus drops them off. 
  • Parents are encouraged to stay in their car when dropping off their children at school.
  • Students will enter campus through three different gates based on grade level. 
    • Kindergarten, 1st-grade and 2nd-grade will enter campus through the South gate by the fields 
    • 3rd-grade, 4th-grade and 5th-grade will enter campus through the main center gate
    • Middle School will enter campus through the fire lane at the gate by our site resident’s house
  • Before entering their assigned gate, students will have their temperature checked using a no-touch thermometer. 
  • Students who eat school breakfast will be permitted to eat breakfast outside of their classroom prior to the school day starting
Classroom
  • Students will be cohorted by class at the K-5 level and by grade level for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
  •  We will be implementing physical distancing when feasible. 
  • Upon entering the classroom for the day and before and after lunch and before they leave school for the day students will wash their hands. Additionally, students will use hand sanitizer frequently between class transitions such as specials, recess, etc.
  • Each student will be assigned a plastic divider for their personal work space. Middle school students will take their plastic divider to each class with them.
  • Classrooms with desks will be arranged in rows and spaced apart to provide physical distance. 
  • Classrooms with tables (Kindergarten and Middle School Science and Specials) will be limiting the number of students per table to provide physical distance.
  • Students will be encouraged to bring and use their own personal supplies (pencil, paper, dry erase markers, scissors, glue, etc.) If families are in need of assistance to provide individual school supplies may reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Gigi Annunziator, at annunziatog@vailschooldistrict.org

for assistance.

  • Student desks, tables and high touch areas will be sanitized nightly and at a minimum of one other time during the school day. 
Reteach and Enrich
  • In an effort to reduce transitions, Elementary and Middle School students will not transition to REACH (reteach and enrich). This instruction will occur in their assigned classroom for the first quarter.
Recess
  • Each class will be assigned a minimum of one 15 minute recess daily. Younger students may have two 15 minute recesses per day. 
  • No more than 3 classes may be at recess at one time.
  • The play structure will be closed. 
  • The playground will be divided into 3 zones. One zone per class per day. Students will stay at their assigned zone with planned activity for their recess. The next day they will rotate to the next zone and so forth.
Restrooms and Drinking Fountains
  • Students will be assigned one restroom to use daily. 
  • No more than 3 students are permitted in the restroom at a time.
  • Hand dryers have been turned off.
  • Paper towel dispensers have been installed.
  • Outside drinking fountains have been turned off.
Volunteers/ Visitors
  • Volunteers will be permitted on a very limited basis, at principal discretion.  Volunteers who would like to contribute from home should coordinate with the volunteer coordinator and/or the classroom teacher(s).
  • Visitors to campus will not be permitted during hybrid learning. 
Health Office
  • Visits to the health office should be reserved for necessary care.  
  • Classroom teachers will have ice packs and vaseline for the minor boo-boos and chapped lips.
  • If a child has a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, or is exhibiting other signs of COVID-19, he or she must be picked up immediately to limit the child’s exposure to others.  
  • Students who are ill will be kept in an isolation space in the health office or front office work room.
Face Coverings
  • All students and staff will wear a properly fitting cloth facial covering at all times other than eating. This includes the time in the classroom. 
  • Elementary students will be provided a lanyard to hold their facial covering.  The lanyards will stay in the classroom at night and facial coverings will be sent home with students to be washed.
  • It is recommended that students bring a 2nd mask to school in case their first mask gets soiled (bloody nose, sneeze, etc.)
Clubs/ Additional Activities
  • During hybrid learning there will be no in-person clubs or activities after school. Some teachers may opt to offer their club virtually. 
  • Field Trips: During hybrid learning there will be no field trips.
Safety Drills
  • Unless we are otherwise notified, safety drills will continue as normal. 
Lunch
  • Kindergarten through 5th-grade students will eat lunch in outside
  • Middle school students will eat with their grade level in assigned area
  • Students will not have access to microwaves to heat their food on campus.
Hallways/ Transitions
  • Elementary students will walk in lines on the right side of the sidewalk with additional spacing. 
  • Middle School passing periods:
    • Passing periods will be staggered to limit student contact. 
  • Additional time will be added to passing periods to allow for cleaning/sanitizing and restroom use.
  • Students will rotate in a clockwise manner.
  • Students will not congregate outside of the classroom between classes, but instead, enter when they have arrived.
Dismissal
  • 1st- Walkers and bike riders will be dismissed first. 
  • 2nd- Bus riders will be dismissed.
  • 3rd- Aftercare students will be escorted to the aftercare classroom.

 

  • 4th- Kindergarten students will be dismissed from MPR to their parents. 
  • Once all 4 of these groups of students have cleared campus, 1st through 8th grade students waiting parent pick-up will be dismissed from their designated area.
  • Parents are encouraged to stay in their car for parent pick up.
Specials
  • Kindergarten will not have specials
  • 1st-grade through 4th-grade will have Art, Library, PE and STEAM class
  • Specialist teachers will push-in to grade level classrooms, with the exception that PE may be in the MPR or outside
  • Middle school specials will be Art, PE, STEAM or ELP (for those who previously qualify)

 

Updated 1/20/2021

 

*All information concerning plans for Hybrid Instruction is subject to change based on the number of students returning to campus.

*During the hybrid phase, students will not be able to move between Brick to Click and in-person learning except in the case of illness or the need to quarantine. Furthermore, students who choose Brick to Click will be asked to remain in Brick to Click for the duration of the hybrid phase.