Frequently Asked Questions

  • What prompted the decision to expand the number of students eligible to return to school in-person five days per week? 

  • What is the benefit of making this change with just seven weeks left of school?

  • Will the current block schedule remain the same?

  • Will the school bus shuttle service still be available?

  • Do students need parking passes?

  • Will students be switching classrooms?

  • Will any students be learning from a remote teacher?

  • Are all teachers required to be vaccinated?

  • Am I required to have my child resume in-person instruction?

  • Are students who request an in-person exemption penalized?

  • Are you able to take a single class remotely if approved by school/teacher?

  • Will District 214 schools still require six-feet of social distancing?

  • Will all students and staff be required to wear masks? What are the consequences?

  • What will happen during the student’s lunch period, Independent Student Work Break, or study hall?

  • Will COVID-19 notifications occur in the same way?

  • If a student is absent for a day for a non-COVID-related illness, can they participate remotely in their classes?

  • If a student is absent for multiple days for a non-COVID-related illness or homebound instruction, can they participate remotely in their classes?

  • If my student is required to quarantine due to COVID, how will he or she learn?

  • Are co-curricular activities in-person?

  • Are we holding Districtwide events in-person or online? What is the capacity size?

  • Is there enhanced social and emotional support for students who wish to learn remotely?

  • How will staff address social/emotional issues that may arise with a return to school?