LCSD School Reopening Plan
Lockport City School District School Reopening Plan: In Lockport, the hybrid model will be implemented for all students prekindergarten through grade 12 beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020. In other words, students will be assigned by the primary family last name to either a BLUE day or a GOLD day and report to school for in-person instruction every other day. When students are not in school on the assigned day, they will participate in remote learning from home following a schedule from their teacher. Faculty and staff will be returning to school on September 1 and reporting daily. Due to social distancing requirements, a full in-person model of instruction is impossible at this time.
It is important to note that the reopening plan retains a strong focus on academic instruction to enhance student performance and address learning loss. An emphasis on the social-emotional needs of students is a priority and therefore addressed within the plan. Some students will be attending school on a daily basis based on individual needs or legal requirements.
The reopening of school is a coordinated process and incorporates recommendations and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), and the New York State Education Department (NYSED). It is possible that we may need to alternate between in-person and remote learning throughout the year due to recommendations and guidance from our partnering agencies, and stay-at-home orders from the Governor.
School reopening plan, updates, and resources can be found at www.lockportschools.org/reopening.