Last Updated: Jan. 14, 2021
We recognize that, in returning to school during a pandemic, knowing when to stay home is a critical component of keeping our community safe.
1.) Does your child feel sick? Use the flowchart at right to help you decide what to do.
2.) Has your child had a potential or confirmed exposure to COVID-19? If so, please review:
3.) Have you traveled internationally? Please review After You Travel Internationally.
Considerations if your child feels sick
While we are implementing safety procedures and protocols to support a healthy campus, we also understand that there are circumstances beyond our control. We anticipate and are prepared for the possibility that our community will experience exposure and/or a confirmed case of COVID-19. In such a case, Ravenscroft will follow the notification directives from the health department and CDC.
Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding a possible COVID-19 incident.
- What constitutes “exposure” to COVID-19?
- What if a student develops a fever above 100.0 or other symptoms of COVID-19 while on campus?
- When might Ravenscroft require every student to learn remotely?
- If there is a confirmed case in a division, will all three divisions be required to temporarily transition to remote learning?
- If there is a case in a division, will the entire division need to temporarily transition to remote learning?
- Who will teach my child’s class if the teacher is required to stay home for an extended period of time?
- If a teacher tests positive, do all of their students need to study remotely and quarantine for 14 days?
- How will families be notified of a COVID-19 exposure?
The Ravenscroft counseling team collaborated with their peers at Durham Academy and Cary Academy to create a resource to help families navigate social and emotional concerns around the return to school.
Our campus arrival procedures include verifying students’ daily health screenings. Staff will be present in parking lots and carpool lines throughout campus to confirm each student has completed the daily health screening via the Magnus App. Students who drive themselves to campus or who carpool with others should present a screenshot of their status from their parent’s app. Bus riders will have their health screenings confirmed daily before boarding.
Anyone whose daily health screening does not meet our criteria will be sent home.