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COVID-19 UPDATES

HoS Update 5/29/2020:

Good Evening Gillispie Families, 

My notes are brief because I am including the link from yesterday evening’s webinar during which Mr. Bauer, Mr. Bluestein, Dr. Smith, and I discussed plans for the re-opening of school on September 1.  Our guiding principle is to have Gillispie students and employees return to campus for face-to-face learning as safely as possible. As we think through scenarios and put protocols in place, we need to honor a learning environment in keeping with our mission where students are proactive, hands-on learners. We will come back slowly and it will be inconvenient for families. But returning thoughtfully will allow us to meet our goal.

As we explore options for 2020-2021, three modes for teaching must be considered for each of our programs: early childhood and elementary. Particulars for each program are presented in the webinar…read more.

Recent Communication

RESOURCES

TASK FORCE

  • Alison Fleming, Head of School
  • Carol Baranowski, Director of Finance
  • Kelly Bauer, Director of Admissions and Tech Support
  • Jon Bluestein, Assistant Head of School
  • Debbie Rodriguez, Director of Advancement
  • Mindy Smith, Director of Early Childhood

Gillispie’s COVID-19 Task Force is comprised of our six administrators. This group meets virtually on a daily basis and consults with Gillispie’s Communications Lead, School Nurse, Board of Trustees, and legal and medical specialists as needed. Each administrator has his/her own responsibilities in making sure we are abreast of new information from agencies, professional associations, and educational sources to formulate and execute next steps. In addition, our Director of Facilities is working in coordination with the School’s professional cleaning team to ensure that we have a clean and well-maintained campus for our return.

WEBINAR LINKS

Surviving or Thriving? with Dr. Adria O'Donnell
Gillispie Re-opening Roadmap (May 28)
Early Childhood
K - GRADE 3
GRADES 4 - 6

WEEKLY STORY TIME

Story Time Videos

TECH SUPPORT

Tech Support Page

FOR KIDS/FAMILIES

FOR TRAVEL

ON SOCIAL DISTANCING

GENERAL INFOMRATION

COVID-19 Related Posts

CONTACT THE SCHOOL

Please contact our office immediately should you or a family member have symptoms, test positive, suspect exposure, are in self-quarantine due to exposure, or been quarantined by the health department or your place of employment for COVID-19. Thank you and be well.

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