Using DESE transportation guidance to plan bus routes
Review staff feedback on potential hybrid models
Building-specific committees begin meetings on school schedules
Reviewed 25 areas of PD for consideration with added focus on health, procedures, and protocols.
Focus groups developing proposals in all areas
Retrofitting of classroom heating and ventilation systems continued.
Guardian, who will be conducting air circulation and quality audit, met with the RPS Maintenance Director
Staff providing information on specific return to work concerns
Continuing work with nurses and BOH to determine and order supplies
Hospital cleaning protocols expected
Pre-order meal system has been purchased and lunch coverage by staff has been arranged
Finalize plans, hold parent forum, present final DESE plans to School Committee
Plan for number of buses and bus runs
Present schedules at parent forum and School Committee
Planning for each PD area will begin, including identifying presenters and gathering materials
Continuation of custodial and maintenance work within each building
Staff will be informed of any revisions to learning models based on building committee work
On-going grant writing to help with the financial constraint of needed supplies
Develop specific plans for cleaning and disinfecting the buildings in the learning models when open
Work with custodial staff to determine plans for waste removal, recycling, and waste reduction
Opening of School Steering Committee coordinates work of the following Sub-committees:
Scheduling and Grading Professional Development
PPE/Nursing Issues Parent Communications
Food Service Custodial Issues
Bus/transportation Building Modifications
For questions relating to the opening of school this year please email us at Questions@rpk12.org. Please note you may not recieve a response to your email but we will ensure the questions are answered in our guidance that will be published.
The Rockport School Committee recognizes the relationship between student health and student achievement as well as the importance of a comprehensive district wellness program and therefore ensures the school district will provide developmentally appropriate nutritional, social-emotional and physical education as well as opportunities for physical activity.
Rob Liebow – Superintendent of Schools Heather Nelson – School Committee Rep *Amanda King - Health Ed Curriculum Coordinator *Abbey Pelletier – Food Service Director Mary Ryan – Athletic Director Erin Canniff – Elem Phys Ed Instructor Darlene Trumbour – Elem Teacher Nicole Altieri – Elem Parent & Farm to School Coordinator Steve Winslow- Mass in Motion – Cape Ann Jennifer Drost – Elem & Middle School Parent Rep.
*Co-Chairs of the Wellness Advisory Committee Members are appointed annually by the Superintendent of Schools.