Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 5/22/20)

Regarding COVID-19 planning in the Central Valley School District

 

  • When is the last day of school this year?

June 19, 2020 - Based on the requirements and guidance established by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Central Valley School Board approved a modification to the 2019-2020 school calendar that establishes the last day of school as June 19th.  Furthermore based on this guidance, continuous learning instruction will be available to seniors through June 12th.

  • Where do I get the most comprehensive up-to-date information on the Inland NW COVID Response?

Here is your official factual source: InlandCovidResponse.org 

 
 
 
  • Are food services available for our families during this school closure?

Yes, kids, age 18 and under, can enjoy a free, nutritious, grab-and-go, drive-through or walk-up breakfast and lunch while our schools are closed. Weekdays, 10am-1pm at fifteen specific designated locations (click link below for locations). Registration is not required and children do not need to be a CVSD student to participate. No paperwork or ID is required. Children must be present to pick up.

 

A new summer meal program will be coming for this summer. Stay tuned for details. 

 

 

 
  • Are food sources and other resources for our families during this school closure and while social distancing?

 

 
  • Why is CVSD Schools Playground use limited?

 
  • If my child has flu-like symptoms, when should they return to school after school resumes?

Parents with a child with flu-like symptoms are recommended to keep sick children at home until their symptoms are gone and until they have been free of fever (less than 100°F, without the use of fever-reducing medicine) for at least 72 hours.

 

  • Are events and activities being cancelled? 

Yes, for as long as schools are closed and until further notice.

 

 

  • Will fees or tickets be refunded for events and activities that are cancelled? 

Refunds for athletics, class fees, etc. have been processed for refund. 

 

 

  • Will childcare services be available for our families during this school closure?

As per the suggestion from the Governor, K-5 children whose parents work in the medical field or who are first responders as well as pharmacy and grocery workers will be provided child. If this applies to you, register here. CVSD last resort childcare will end June 12. 

 

If you need help finding childcare in general, check here: https://childcareawarewa.org/

 

 

  • Will parents be notified if there is a suspected case of COVID-19 in my school?

Yes. We will share this information, while still protecting the individual privacy and identity of student or staff.

 

 

  • Will current in person instruction transfer to online learning services when schools are closed? Will homework packets be given out? 

While our Central Valley schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year to in-person instruction, we will continue our efforts to improve virtual face-to-face classroom meetings and teacher-to-student engagement. With this extended closure, we have increased our academic outreach to extend beyond our current Authentic Academic Engagement Opportunities. We are currently using WebEx, Google Classrooms and other various platforms. See direct communication from schools about our individual continuous learning plans. 

 

Continuous Learning Plans:

 

Also, please see our:

 

  • Will state assessments be rescheduled?

No. OSPI has decided that all state testing will be canceled for the 2019-20 school year. 

 

  • Will graduations timelines be affected by school closures?

We will evaluate graduation ceremonies based on health guidelines. We surveyed parents for their preferences on options and will communicate plans as soon as they are available. In the meantime, schools are finding unique ways to honor their Class of 2020 Seniors.

 

 
This frequently asked questions (FAQ) page will be updated on an ongoing basis. If you have questions that you would like answered, please email communications@cvsd.org. We will answer questions as we have information available. 
 
 
UPDATED May 22, 2020