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HCPSS 2020-2021 School Year

The HCPSS Reopening Plan details the school system’s plans for all aspects of the fall instructional program and information related to student supports. It also includes provisions for supporting student and staff well-being; diversity, equity and inclusion; expectations for staff, students and families; and other components.

→ HCPSS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan Updates

→ HCPSS Return to the Workplace Health & Safety Guide

Frequently Asked Questions 

Virtual Instruction and Student Schedules

Sample student schedules are available by selecting the appropriate school level buttons below or at the top right of the page.

Elementary School

Students in elementary school will:

Engage in synchronous lessons four days a week via Google Meet in Social Emotional Learning (SEL), language arts and mathematics.

Engage in science, social studies or health via Google Meet two days each week. During the second quarter, students will engage in asynchronous and synchronous health content work.

Engage in related arts synchronous lessons via Google Meet two days each week. The related arts classes will rotate each week so that students will participate in art, music, physical education, technology and library media.

Engage in asynchronous assignments, (e.g. science, social studies, and related arts follow up tasks; independent reading; writing assignments; mathematics tasks and eLearning experiences with Lexia Core5 and DreamBox) for 8-9 hours each week.

Elementary School 

Middle and High School

Students in middle and high school are enrolled in 4 class periods in the fall semester and 4 class periods in the spring semester. They will:

Engage in four 45-minute synchronous lessons via Google Meet each week.

Engage in asynchronous learning activities and assignments that should take students 3-4 hours per course to complete.

There also are designated synchronous sessions for students to receive additional support for weekly assignments. Students receiving additional supports or related services during the year will receive services during times that do not conflict with class sessions. Students receiving music sectionals will receive sectionals during times that do not conflict with class instruction or support sessions.

For each synchronous lesson, students are expected to engage in the lesson, respond to questions and participate in class activities.

Middle School 

High School