USD 403 - Start of School Information

USD 403 - Start of School Information

If you have any questions about this, please contact Principal Rice (riceb@usd403.org)


PreK-5 Students

No students should arrive in the morning before 7:40

All PreK-2 students will enter in the South doors of the Elementary

All 3-5 students will enter in the North door of the Elementary

Everyone must have a face coverings and temperatures will be taken to enter building

Students will then go to classrooms and have breakfast in their classrooms

No visitors in the building unless pre-approved

Everyone should have a water bottle, bottle filling stations are available

Hand sanitizer will be provided

There will be no access to a microwave for sack lunches

Lunch schedule and location will create social distancing

All students riding a bus will need a face covering and have their temperature checked

Students will be expected to take devices home and bring them to school every day.

If you have problems with your iPad, please contact Hank Highfill via email (highfillh@usd403.org) immediately.

If your iPad is not working at all, please bring it to the district office with a note of what the problem is.

iPads should be charged nightly. If you have enough chargers to charge your iPad without the school’s charger, please return the charger to the school.

Our Reopening plan is on our school webpage, found here: https://www.usd403.org/post/usd-403-return-to-school-plan

6-12 Students

No students should arrive in the morning before 7:40

All 6-8 students will enter through the East doors

All 9-12 students will enter through the West doors

Everyone must have a face coverings and temperatures will be taken to enter building

Students wishing to eat breakfast will enter into the north door at the elementary building

No visitors in the building unless pre-approved

Everyone should have a water bottle, bottle filling stations are available

Hand sanitizer will be provided

There will be no access to a microwave for sack lunches

Lunch schedule and location will create social distancing

Lockers will be issued, but there will be minimal use

All students riding a bus will need a face covering and have their temperature checked

Students will be expected to take devices home and bring them to school every day.

If you have problems with your Chrome book contact Hank Highfill via email (highfillh@usd403.org) immediately.

If your Chromebook is not working at all, please bring it to the district office with a note of what the problem is.

Chromebooks should be charged nightly. Have Chromebooks charged up for the start of school

Our Reopening plan is on our school webpage, found here: https://www.usd403.org/post/usd-403-return-to-school-plan


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