On Wednesday, October 7, the DASD Board of Directors approved a revised reopening plan that will alter physical school attendance for students in grades 7-12. Beginning the week of October 19, students in both the middle school and high school will not physically report to school on Wednesdays.
Wednesdays, students in grades 7-12 for Option I & II will participate in remote learning activities assigned by teachers for completion and submission. We will continue to monitor supports necessary to continue quality programming for your child.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why are grades 7-12 students participating in Remote Wednesdays?
Remote learning Wednesdays are an opportunity for our teachers to support student needs and success, collaborate with professional development, and develop high-quality curriculum in a remote environment. The District may also be engaging in additional cleaning on Wednesdays as deemed appropriate.
How will my Option II remote learner know which days are asynchronous?
For grades K-6, asynchronous learning assignments will be incorporated into your students existing schedule as appropriate. These learning activities will be included into the regular lesson design and will be communicated by your students' teacher(s).
For grades 7-12, each Wednesday, Option I & II students will participate in remote learning activities assigned by teachers for completion and submission.
Will meals be available on Wednesdays for students?
Yes. Breakfast and lunch will be available to order through our Remote Learning Meal Program. Meals can be picked up at Dallastown Area High School, Dallastown Area Intermediate School or Ore Valley Elementary. Visit our website to view menus or place an order.
How will attendance be taken for secondary students?
Attendance will be taken based on the submitted remote learning assignments.
Will after school activities such as athletic practices be held on Wednesdays?
After school activities and athletic practices will continue as previously scheduled. The 5:00 p.m. activity bus will continue as scheduled.