Lynden School District School Reopening Plan

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Monday, March 01, 2021, 08:00am - 05:00pm


Greetings Lynden Families and Staff,

Welcome to 2021.

I wanted to let you know that secondary students will be returning to in-person learning beginning Monday, January 11. The State Department of Health and Whatcom County Health Department issued updated guidance in mid-December which outlined considerations for in-person learning in Tools to Prepare for Provision of In-Person Learning among K-12 Students at Public and Private Schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Given the current transmission rates and other indicators in Whatcom County we feel we can implement mitigation strategies such as face coverings, distancing, hand hygiene, cleaning, and smaller cohort sizes to safely engage with our secondary students in person.

We will restart in the same hybrid schedule that was developed earlier this year and implemented for a couple weeks in November.  You will be receiving information from schools about schedules and details for starting in-person on Monday.

Please remember that we are still in the middle of a pandemic and while we know more about this virus today than in the past, our ability to keep kids in schools is dependent on community COVID transmission rates and other indicators identified in the Tools to prepare for provision of in-person learning among K-12 students, practicing good mitigation strategies at school, and  making sure students and staff stay home if they are sick.  Our goal is to sustain in-person learning and avoid having to move back to remote learning.

I hope you had a great Christmas and New Year’s holiday



Saludos Lynden Familias y Personal,

Bienvenido al 2021

Quería hacerle saber que los estudiantes secundarios volverán al aprendizaje en persona a partir del lunes 11 de Enero. El Departamento de Salud del Estado y el Departamento de Salud del Condado de Whatcom emitieron orientaciones actualizadas a mediados de Diciembre que realizaron consideraciones para el aprendizaje en persona en Tools to Prepare for Provision of In-Person Learning among K-12 Students at Public and Private Schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dadas las tasas de transmisión actuales y otros indicadores en el Condado de Whatcom, creemos que podemos implementar estrategias de mitigación como coberturas faciales, distanciamiento, higiene de manos, limpieza y tamaños de cohortes más pequeños para interactuar con nuestros estudiantes secundarios en persona.

Reiniciaremos en el mismo calendario híbrido que se desarrolló a principios de este año y se implementó durante un par de semanas en Noviembre. Recibirá información de las escuelas sobre horarios y detalles para comenzar en persona el lunes.

Recuerde que todavía estamos en medio de una pandemia y aunque sabemos más sobre este virus hoy que en el pasado, nuestra capacidad para mantener a los niños en las escuelas depende de las tasas de transmisión COVID de la comunidad y otros indicadores identificados en las Herramientas para preparar el aprendizaje en persona entre los estudiantes de K-12, practicando buenas estrategias de mitigación en la escuela , y asegurarse de que los estudiantes y el personal se queden en casa si están enfermos. Nuestro objetivo es mantener el aprendizaje en persona y evitar tener que volver al aprendizaje remoto.

Espero que hayas tenido unas buenas vacaciones de Navidad y Año Nuevo



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