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.
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Any member of the school community who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination, harassment, or sexual harassment will report the incident(s) to the designated district coordinator and/or the building principal. Ms. Martha Wright, Director of Student Services, has been appointed as the Coordinator for Non-Discrimination Compliance and is designated to handle inquiries and/or complaints regarding the non-discrimination policy (Title I, II, VI, IX) and/or complaints regarding sexual harassment.
Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights law that protects individuals with disabilities from discrimination. Ms. Martha Wright, Director of Student Services, has been appointed as the district 504 Compliance Coordinator. Ms. Martha Wright can be reached at the Rockport Public Schools District Office, 32 Jerden's Lane, or (978) 546-1210. The following people have been appointed as 504 Compliance Coordinators at their respective buildings and can answer all inquiries and/or complaints with regards to the Section 504 statute.