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Kirkpatrick In-Person Transition Plan

 

*This plan is a live document and will be updated regularly in accordance with the Fort Worth ISD Forward District plan. 

COVID-19 Safety Protocols 

We are committed to providing a safe environment for staff and students. 

 

 

 

Person Responsible 

Action Item 

Progress Notes 

Administrators 

  • Signage will be posted throughout the campus reminding occupants to wear masks, maintain social distance, complete self-check for COVID-19 symptoms, and to wash/sanitize hands often. 

Complete 

Administrators 

  • Social distancing markers will be placed on floors in hallways and other common areas. 

Complete 

Administrators, Staff, Teachers, Students 

 

  • Staff will receive health and safety training consistent with TEA, District and CDC guidance. 
  • Staff will complete a pre-screen for COVID 19 symptoms daily, prior to arrival.  
  • PPE kits are provided by District Operations.  Additional PPE will be provided upon request from the school 
  • Administrators, students and staff will practice social distancing in classrooms and in common areas.   

Completed 

 

 

Daily 

Teachers 

 

  • Staff will clean high-touch areas throughout the day (doorknobs, desks, etc.) 

Daily 

Nurse 

  • Students who might have COVID symptoms will be checked by nurse 
  • If the student HAS symptoms: 
  • Parent phone call will be made to pick student up (front office) 
  • The student will be monitored until picked up. 

 

Custodians 

 

  • Custodians will clean high-touch areas throughout the day at regular intervals (door knobs, stair hand rails, etc.) and will clean and sanitize all classrooms and offices each evening. 

Daily 

Administrators 

  • Every entry point in the building, every classroom, and cafeteria will have hand sanitizer stations.  . 

Complete 

Administrators, Staff, Teachers, Students 

 

  • Every person on campus will wear a mask over their mouth and nose at all times. 

Daily 

Administrators, Staff, Teachers, Students 

 

  • Students will enter the building and go directly to their designated waiting area.  
  • 6th-cafeteria/ 7th-auditorium/ 8th- inside gym. 

Daily 

Teachers/staff/parents 

  • A parent or guardian will be required to pre-screen their children for COVID-19 symptoms each day prior to sending them to school. 
  • Parents will need to take their child’s temperature daily. 
  • Parents must ensure they do not send a child to school on campus if the child has COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • Students will receive a touchless temperature check when they are dropped off on campus. 
  • Walkers temperatures will be checked before they enter the building. Students riding the bus will have their temperatures checked when they exit the bus.  
  • Staff taking temperatures of walkers and bus riders will refer students with symptoms and/or with a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher to the nurse for further review.   

Daily 

Administration 

 

  • Students will have assigned seating in the cafeteria/auditorium and be socially distanced. 

Complete 

Teachers 

  • Teachers will maintain a current seating chart in every class. 

Daily 

Administration 

  • Water fountains will not be in use.  Students will use filling stations and their own reusable water bottles (no glass). 

Ongoing 

Administration 

  • Parents are discouraged from entering the campus, barring extenuating circumstances and will be asked to report directly to the front office area. 
  • Visitors will have to follow all guidelines regarding social distancing and wear a mask. 

Ongoing 

Attendance Clerk 

  • All early dismissals will have to be called in to the attendance office.  Students will be escorted to parent’s vehicles.   
  • No early dismissals will take place after 4:00 PM 

Daily 

 

Campus Transitions for Students 

We are committed to providing a safe environment for students and staff when entering, exiting, and transitioning to different locations within the building. 

 

 

Person Responsible 

Action Item 

Progress Notes 

Administrators 

 

Arrival 

  • Doors will open at 8:30 AM and students will go to the following areas: 
  •  6th grade-cafeteria/7th grade-auditorium/8th grade-inside gym 

Daily 

Teachers 

Passing period 

  • Hallway will have a divider to remind students which side to walk on. 
  • Students will walk on the right side of the hallway. 

Complete 

Administrators 

  • Stairwells will be labeled as one way going up one way going down. 

Complete 

Administrators 

Lunch 

  • Students will enter the cafeteria or auditorium for lunch and go directly to their assigned seat.  
  •  Tables will be released individually to go through the lunch line and get their lunch.  
  • Students entering the auditorium for lunch will get their lunch before entering.  
  • Students who bring their lunch will remain seated. 

Daily 

Administrators 

 

Dismissal 

  • At the end of the day students will be gradually released based on method of transportation (walking, riding in car, riding in bus) and be directed to the nearest appropriate exit.   

Daily 

Administrators/Teachers 

Restrooms 

  • Restrooms will be locked during hallway transition periods to prevent students from congregating.   
  • Students will be able to leave class one person at a time to use the restroom. 

Daily 

Administrators/Teachers 

Emergency Drills 

  • Kirkpatrick Middle School will continue to follow the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) and its emergency actions of Secure, Lockdown, Evacuate and Shelter 

Monthly 

 

 

Transportation 

We are committed to providing a safe environment for students to arrive to and leave from school. 

 

 

 

Person Responsible 

Action Item 

Progress Notes 

Administrators and Teachers 

 

Bus/Family daily wellness self-check 

  • All students’ families complete a daily wellness self-check from home (including a temperature check) prior to sending their students to the bus stop. If a student has a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, they are to remain at home. 
  •  Hand sanitizer will be available to all passengers.  
  • Students will wear face masks while on a school bus, in a school facility, and throughout the school day. 
  •  Social distancing practices will be followed to the greatest extent possible on the bus. 

 

Administrators and Teachers 

 

  • At the end of the day students will be gradually released based on method of transportation (walking, riding in car, riding in bus) and be directed to the nearest appropriate exit.   

Daily 

Administrators and Campus Monitor 

 

  • Students will wait in the auditorium until their bus arrives then will be escorted out to the bus.   

Daily 

Administrators and Teachers  

 

  • Students who walk home will immediately leave campus once released from class. 

Daily 

Administrators and Teachers  

  • Students who ride home in a car will be escorted out of the building by their teachers. 
  • Those students whose ride has not arrived will wait outside while being socially distanced from their peers. 

Daily 

 

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Cafeteria & Food Service 

We are committed to providing a safe environment for students to receive and eat breakfast and lunch. 

 

 

 

Person Responsible 

Action Item 

Progress Notes 

Custodial Staff and Administrators 

  • Cafeteria, auditorium and inside gym will have sanitizing stations placed at the entrances.  All students are expected to wash hands or use hand sanitizer prior to entering cafeteria.  
  • At this time, due to COVID-19, mealtime visitors will not be permitted in the school cafeterias. 
  •  Students will be expected to follow campus guidelines for cafeteria procedures.  
  • All students are expected to wash hands or use hand sanitizer prior to entering the cafeteria. 

Complete 

Cafeteria Staff, Administrators, Teachers 

 

Breakfast 

  • Students will enter the building, sanitize their hands, and pick up their breakfast at their specific location. 
  • 6th-cafeteria/ 7th-auditorium/ 8th- inside gym. 
  • Breakfast pick-up tables will be stationed at the entrance of the inside gym, auditorium and cafeteria.  
  • Students will sit in designated areas and be socially distanced. 

Daily 

Administrators/ 

 

Lunch 

  • Students will enter the cafeteria for lunch and go directly to their assigned seat.  
  • Tables will be released individually to go through the lunch line and get their lunch.   
  • Students who bring their lunch will remain seated. 
  • Students who are eating in the auditorium will get their lunch before entering the auditorium then go to their assigned seat.   

Complete 

Cafeteria Staff 

  • All meals will be prepackaged in to-go containers/bags 

Daily