July 13, 2021—As the 2021-2022 school year draws closer, we want to update our families and staff on our latest plans. Please note that classes for all students will begin Wednesday, August 25. Faculty and staff return for professional learning on Thursday, August 19.
As we stated in May, in-person learning will be the default learning model for all students. The Innovative Center for Personalized Learning (IC) will also continue to provide an alternate and blended-learning setting for High School students.
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued guidance stating that students benefit from in-person learning, and safely returning to in-person instruction this fall is a national priority. We are still reviewing the CDC’s recommendations as well as guidance from other local, state and national agencies to inform District health and safety guidelines for the fall.
Students who are unable to attend school in person for medical reasons must submit medical documentation to the District registrar’s office. Please note that medical documentation must be kept up to date, particularly as vaccine eligibility and availability becomes more widespread. To reach the registrar’s office, call (216) 295-4321. For students who are unable to attend school in person, the District will work with families individually to provide appropriate educational services.