Tara Stavropoulos, of Crystal Lake, has a freshman daughter at Crystal Lake Central.
She and her family had COVID-19 tests scheduled for Thursday, but Ristovski said she will keep her family in self-isolation for two weeks, even if it returns a negative result. "There's obviously internet problems".
The suspicions were reported to the city's bureau of health, which "did some checking and found out that it was true, that he had tested positive", Runey said. The AA cohort will begin in-person learning Monday as planned. Two staff members and 25 students in a Grade 8 class are now isolating at home for 14 days and monitoring for symptoms.
GWCES teachers will continue to provide instruction through the Schoology platform during this time.
It is unclear at this stage precisely how many pupils of the school have been asked to isolate - and whether any members of staff are also affected.
"We're supposed to be social people".
"We are doubling back with our staff to reinforce the importance of personal protective equipment and the judicious use of that, making sure we don't let our guard down", said Buffone.
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If he and his parents decide the virtual classroom is not working, however, they'll have to wait for specific entry points designated by the board to transfer between the different models.
"We're robbing them of not only the education, but we're robbing them of their memories", Timberlake said. "But there isn't any entity, any organization, from our hospitals to the highest medical professionals, that have a plan that is absolutely bulletproof", Bishop said. "We just want to make sure that it can be done safely".
So far, Alex says he really likes online school and the aspects that come with it, including doing lots of fun activities.
"I miss them", he said. The other five schools in the district will remain open. This week, they started letting those involved in hands-on courses in buildings as well.
The preliminary findings of an observational study released by Sick Kids identified a few key issues with school reopenings, including children wearing masks improperly, large classes that don't allow for physical distancing, as well as crowding during entry and exit times.
Superintendent Deena Bishop in an interview Wednesday said that the decision to go back to school buildings was based on changing science and research around COVID-19, and not the "outside pressure of parents or inside pressure". In-person, hybrid learning is expected to resume October 1.
Cary resident Monika Gwiztz said children are missing out with remote learning.