Covid 19 Re-opening Plans 2021-2022 PrintIcon Print Covid-19 Protocol CCS

Crossroads Christian School will adhere to all national, State, and local orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This plan will be subject to change as federal, state, and CDC guidelines, in addition to executive orders updated. Crossroads Christian School will rely on national, state, and local guidelines when making decisions on how to best reduce risk and protect our school/community. Crossroads Christian School acknowledges that no single action or set of actions will completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19 transmission, but implementation of several coordinated interventions can greatly reduce that risk. This plan was developed using Santa Clara County Public Health Departments COVID-19 prepared: Reopening of Santa Clara County K-12 School guidelines. This is our revised edition as of August 3, 2021.

Dr. Lynn Willis / Executive Director
Marsha Anguiano / Crossroads Christian School Principal


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Health Screening on Campus for students and Waiver of Liability

  • Temperatures of all students will be checked prior to entering class. Any student that exhibits a temperature of 100 or above parents will be notified to pick up their child immediately.
  • Any Employee that exhibits a fever will be directed to leave immediately.
  • Any Student or Staff having symptoms will be separated into athletic office with supervision (this office is not in use at this time). They will be sent home and advised to receive COVID-19 test promptly.
  • We will follow guidance from Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Staff testing as needed.

Recommended Health Screening for Students and Staff

          Ask these questions. A person who answers “Yes” to any one of these questions must not be allowed to enter the school facility:

  • Within the last 10 days have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 or had a test confirming you have the virus?

YES– STAY HOME and seek medical care. Quarantine can end after Day 10 from the date of last exposure without testing if student is Asymptomatic or if diagnostic specimen is negative, taken after Day 5 of exposure, quarantine can end on Day 7.

  • Do you live in the same household with, or have you had close contact with someone who in the past 10 days has been in isolation for COVID-19 or had test confirming they have the virus? Close contact is less than 6 feet for 15 minutes or more.

YES– STAY HOME and seek medical care and testing.

  •  Have you had any one or more of these symptoms today or within the past 3 days?

Fever or chills, Cough, Loss of taste or smell, Shortness of breath/ trouble breathing, runny nose, sore throat.

YES– STAY HOME and seek medical care and testing.

  • Teachers & Students are required to wear masks indoors.
  • All adults on campus will wear a mask indoors / Outside no mask is required,
    please use social distance from other families while wearing no mask.
  • Teachers will be provided visible mouth face masks for use during phonological instruction where a face covering poses a barrier to communication.
  • Students need to be prepared to walk into class with mask on.
  • Each student will be provided a paper bag to keep mask while not being worn.
  • Parents/Visitors must wear a mask while inside the building.
  • Our orientation of the school year will include socially appropriate conversation starters about mask wearing.
Minimizing Exposure
  • Student drop off begins 8:15am (no earlier than) at designated areas.
  • We will be using 3 separate points of entrance & exits to our building.
  • When dropping off students please pull up to designated area for your student’s grade.

Start time: (K-2)– 8:20AM (3-5)– 8:30AM

Pick-up time: same designated area. (K-2)– 2:50PM (3-5)– 3:00PM

    • Outside Lunch Area will have designated seating with no more than 4 to a table.

Lunch Time: (K-2)– 11:40AM-12:00PM (3-5)– 12:10PM-12:30PM

  • Student’s desks are facing same direction in classrooms + 3 feet apart where possible.
  • Chapel will be held in individual classrooms at this time. We will revisit this later in the year.
  • Throughout the day classes will utilize outdoor space and non-classroom space for greater distancing and dispersion of viral particles. Outdoor times will be recess, lunch, P.E., Science & any other instructional opportunity arises.
  • When checking out students other than regular dismissal, please call ahead so we can have your child ready to be released.
Classroom & Facilities
  • Each classroom to open windows and doors as weather allows for increased ventilation.
  • Markings placed on ground throughout the campus for physical distancing.
  • All classrooms will be equipped with hand sanitizer, disinfectant spray, wipes & paper towels.
  • Common areas will be cleaned & sanitized by janitorial staff throughout the day.
  • Evening janitorial staff will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing the facility.
  • Hand sanitizers will also be placed in common use areas throughout the campus.
  • Students need to bring a water bottle from home, touchless filtered water dispenser available, no drinking fountain spout.
  • Bathrooms wiped down and sanitized frequently by janitorial staff in-between uses.
Personal Items
  • No personal items may be shared (e.g. Backpacks, clothing).
  • All personal items must be labeled with students name (e.g. water bottle, notebooks, backpacks).
  • Learning material may be shared only after disinfected (e.g. textbooks, library books).
Hand washing & other Hygiene Measures
  • Teach and reinforce proper hand washing technique, avoiding contact with one’s eyes, nose, and mouth, and covering coughs and sneezes.
  • Post signage in high visibility areas to remind students and staff of proper techniques for hand washing and covering of coughs, sneezes and other prevention measures.
  • Ensure adequate supplies to support healthy hygiene behaviors, including soap, tissues, no-touch trashcans, face coverings and hand sanitizers (with at least 60 percent ethyl alcohol) for staff and students who can safely use hand sanitizer.
  • Minimizing the sharing of supplies and equipment among staff and students to extent feasible. When items must be shared, clean and disinfect items between uses.
  • Minimize staff’s and student’s contact with high-touch surfaces (e.g., propping open building or room doors particularly at arrival and departure times).
  • Develop and maintain routines to ensure students wash their hands or use sanitizer upon arrival to campus; after using the restroom; after playing outside and returning to the classrooms; before and after eating; and after coughing or sneezing.
  • School will communicate with staff and families regarding expectations for use of face coverings at school and how to wash face coverings. (Masks should be washed regularly, ideally daily after each use.)
Lost & Found
  • This year it will be very important for all items to be labeled. This way they may be returned to the rightful owner without being stored together.
  • Items not labeled will be donated every 2 weeks.
Distance Learning/Closure
    • In compliance with the California Department of Public Health Guidelines, the school will consult with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department to determine when a temporary transition to distant learning is necessary.
    • School may typically re-open after 14 days.
Parents & Visitors
    • All parents & visitors must wear a mask inside the building.
    • All parents are asked to say goodbye to their child outside of the building.
    • All parents are asked to pick-up their child after school outside of the building.
    • We ask that utilization of drive through to designated areas be used as much as
      possible with the help of teachers to ensure safe arrival to line.
    • Only necessary visitors on campus, limited access to buildings. (e.g. caregivers to pick-up student).
    • Volunteers must be vaccinated to volunteer in classrooms.
  • CCS sports programs will be held outside at this time.
Staff training & Education to students and parents.
  • Staff will be trained in all Protocol measures needed to ensure a safe & clean environment for all.
  • Staff will go over training & education with students and parents hand washing & other hygiene measures to be reinforced for proper safety of our entire campus. This training to parents will be held at Back-to-School Night prior to the start of school.
  • Signage will be posted throughout campus as reminders.