Responsible Reopening 2020-21

  • The Stevens Point Area Public School District School Board approved a framework for Reopening of Schools for the 2020-21 school year on June 22.

    Superintendent Gerlach announced on July 29 that schools would reopening with adjusted dates and in a hybrid model: 

    • All students and staff will be required to wear a face-covering at the start of the school year on buses and in schools. If a medical provider has indicated your student should not wear a face-covering, please contact your building principal. Face-covering requirements will be evaluated each quarter.

    • 4K students attending in-person classes will follow a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday attendance schedule to align with elementary and secondary.

    • K- 6 students attending in-person classes will begin the year in a traditional learning model with 4 days/week of in-person attendance (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) and E-Learning on Wednesday.

    • 7-12 students attending in-person classes will begin the year in a blended learning model attending school with their assigned cohort (Students last name A-L attend in-person classes Monday and Tuesday, E-learning classes Thursday, Friday; Students last name M-Z attend E-Learning classes Monday, Tuesday and in-person classes Thursday, Friday; All students attend E-Learning classes on Wednesday).

    • The District will be implementing a gradual start to school to allow for staff preparations and training, student transition time to new buildings, and additional opportunities to provide social and emotional support.

    Please continue to watch for updates from the district and schools as we approach the start of the school year for possible updates and changes.