These are the procedures North Powder School District will be implementing due to the Governor's declaration, Oregon Health Authority Recommendations and by the regional Superintendents cadre. However, this may change daily as information comes out from OSAA, OHA, CDC and the Governor's Office.
Day-time School Operations – March 12 thru April 12, 2020
Suspend* all school assemblies or events that bring community and patrons into our buildings
Suspend all field trips
Suspend Professional Development activities outside of each building**
Practice distancing within each classroom, large group preferred over small groups
Essential small groups conducted in open spaces
Provide educational alternatives for medically fragile students
After School Operations – March 12 thru April 12, 2020
Suspend all after school activities that bring parents and community members into our buildings, parent nights, family nights, etc.
No outside group use of indoor activities***
Outdoor activities as scheduled, practicing social distancing
School Athletics Middle School & High School – March 12 – April 12, 2020
Outdoor athletic practices as scheduled, practicing social distancing
Contests are suspended
Indoor athletics suspended
School Activities All Levels – March 12 thru April 12, 2020
Indoor performances and activities suspended
*Suspend means to re-schedule to the extent possible after April 12, 2020. If it can’t be rescheduled, the event is cancelled.
**Activities that bring people between different district buildings and other districts are prohibited.
***Community use agreements for indoor usage are suspended through April 12, 2020.
If you are unsure if an activity is happening or not, please call the school. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this complicated issue in our district, community and state.