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Town Hall Meeting for Lower School - Shared screen with speaker view
Colby Previte, MD
25:02
Because Courtney and our leadership are AMAZING!!
Mackenzie Eason
40:20
lanyards sound like a great idea!
Rachel Wozniak
43:19
If a student fails the initial temperature screen, will their temperature be re-taken by an alternative method to confirm the result? (In case of false positives). Also if they are found to have a fever what is the protocol to return to school?
Brittany Chenenko
45:00
I was told today that Rainbow Room only had a 5 day a week option this year. Is that correct?
Andrew
45:01
If a child, forbid, falls and gets seriously injured (broken leg....) will someone be able to actually consul the child?
Pamela Dailey
46:07
With the Seniors not teaching Mandarin to the kindergarteners, will the kindergarteners still be doing other language instruction?
Mary McClelland
46:52
will you still be ordering local food?
Jane Wineberg
46:59
Will there be band? How will that work?
Jason Warfe
48:16
Has the school nurse been hired? Will you have more than one?
Jessica DeWitt
54:51
5th grade band. Any other specific info here? Many of us have continued to pay for instrument rentals all these months. Will they have band/lessons?
Mary McClelland
59:33
have we filled the lower school art teacher position? art is more vital than ever in these uncertain times! it’s a way to collaborate and share ideas while keeping distance. it’s also wonderful for expressing feelings of confusion, stress, anxiety, and new perspectives.
Deanna Palmeri Sams
01:00:49
Is a cohort a whole class, or will larger classes be divided up into smaller pods?
Melissa kehoe
01:03:39
Will a student be allowed to bring a water bottle to school?
Jane Wineberg
01:03:44
can you tell us about where the grade level classrooms will be located?
Michelle Davis
01:04:07
I submitted a question which I didn’t hear the answer to regarding snacks. Will AC supply snacks as they did in the cafe last year, and if not, how can you be sure that snacks brought from home are nut free? my daughter had severe allergies and II need to know that people won’t be bringing nuts into the classroom. Thank you so much.
Courtney
01:04:26
what happens in the event a teacher gets COVID and is unable to return to school? what contingency plans are there for replacement instruction? how do we ensure a high caliber instructor substitute?
Noah Federici
01:04:39
Separation anxiety … how will you approach kids that attend school for the first time? Can parents stay for a bit? Or will that be not allowed this year?
Deanna Palmeri Sams
01:04:58
would the child need a negative COVID test to return to school?
Zubin Mehta
01:06:05
Does AC have a specific stance regarding whether Children should/should not participating in out of school activities?
Ivan Juarez Brindis
01:07:22
what languages are you teaching in lower school?
Andrew
01:08:23
what happens if a parent is in quarantine. do the children need to stay home
Alicia Tyrell
01:09:00
Will Will the rainbow room will be divided into smaller cohorts, possibly by age/classroom?
Rachel Kranitz
01:09:05
How many children are currently in each classroom?
Mary McClelland
01:11:00
can we pack lunches? my son is a super ridiculously picky eater.
Jessica DeWitt
01:11:24
does "pre packaged lunch" mean it's still cooked on campus or does it literally get shipped pre packaged?
Jason Warfe
01:12:09
How will a case in Rainbow Room be handled (given that RR crosses multiple cohorts)?
Justin
01:12:39
if a class is quarantined, how will the chrome book dispersal happen?
Adriana’s iPhone
01:14:07
If there is a positive case in pre-k/nursery/little school, does the whole class still quarantine for 2 weeks?
Deanna Palmeri Sams
01:14:34
The space I am picturing for 5th grade seems to be more compact than the previus 5th grade space. Will there be enough space for the large class to be away from their desks? What about the proximity to the nurses office and upper school classrooms?
Jane Wineberg
01:15:23
if a child goes home sick but doesn’t get tested for COVID initially, would they need to provide a negative test to return?
Kaitlin Bonner
01:18:20
It seems that if there is shift in teaching modality due to increased cases AC will go to remote learning rather than hyflex modalities. Is that accurate?
Mark Rubelmann
01:19:29
I don’t have a question, but I’d just like to say that I think you’re all doing an amazing job. Thank you so much for all the hard work you’ve put into this!
Jessica DeWitt
01:19:49
can you speak more to specific grade level caps? specific numbers of each grade
Jill Symonds
01:20:23
I’m a first time AC parent - this call is amazing and you guys are doing a great job. 🙌
Jenn Truong
01:20:43
Thank you, Shannon and Michelle!
hzhang91
01:20:58
It is amazing. Thank you very much! Huina Zhang
Amy Oliveri
01:21:01
Thank you all!
Brittany Chenenko
01:21:08
Great job! I'm also a first time parent. I'm super impressed!
Courtney Cotrupe
01:21:15
Thank you very much. You are all doing a great job!
Jennifer Stickles
01:21:17
thank you so much! great job!
Jason Reynolds
01:21:21
thank you guys, this was very organized and informative!
Noah Federici
01:21:25
Thank you
Annie King
01:21:27
Thank you! We will get through this!
Daniel Herberger
01:21:31
AC Awesome! Thank you!❤️
Ashley
01:21:35
First time parents as well. Thank you for the hard work and reassurance!
Colby Previte, MD
01:21:37
Thank you so much to our amazing leadership team for all the immensely hard work. Our entire family feels SO blessed to be part of this community.
Donna Kwiatkowski
01:21:50
Thank you!
Ivan Juarez Brindis
01:21:52
Thank you AC! Great presentation! Looking forward to seeing you soon!
Nicole Klimek
01:21:55
Thank you!!!