Return to School (Parents)

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Frequently Asked Questions

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FCPS Return To School Need To Know

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PARENT INFORMATION INSTRUCTION

Health Screening Commitment Form (In-Person)

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Parental Guardian Health Screening Commitment Form:

The Health Screening Commitment form will now be available in PVUE for In-Person students 45 days prior to the student’s first day of in-person instruction.

  • Parents or guardians who chose an in-school instructional option for their child will be required to complete a Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form as students are phased back into in-person learning. The commitment form is available in EnglishAmharicArabicChineseFarsiKoreanSpanishUrdu, and Vietnamese.  
  • This document indicates the parent or guardian’s agreement and commitment to completing a daily health screening prior to sending the student to school and also to keep ill students at home.
  • Parents/guardians who have indicated that their child will attend in-school instruction will receive the commitment form electronically, or via hard copy, in their preferred correspondence language.
  • The form will be sent home to families prior to their student resuming in-school instruction.
  • Parents/guardians may choose to provide their response electronically or parents/guardians may choose to return a hard copy form with their signature. Staff will be required to manually update the receipt of this information in SIS on the Return to School tab and to file the original commitment form in the student’s health portion of the cumulative file.
  • Designated school staff will identify and run a daily report via SIS to identify and monitor those students whose parent/guardian have not submitted the commitment form.
  • School staff will contact the parents/guardians of all students who have not returned the Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form (either electronically or via hard copy) to communicate this requirement until all forms have been received.
  • Students whose parent/guardian have not returned a signed the Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form will be required to complete a health screening and have their temperature taken daily by school staff until the form is received.

Daily Health Screening:

  • daily health screening, using Covid-19 Health Screening Questions, will be required for all students attending in-school instruction. The health screening tool is available in EnglishAmharicArabicChineseFarsiKoreanSpanishUrdu and Vietnamese.
  • As indicated in the Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form, parent/guardians, will complete the health screening each morning, prior to sending the student to school. In order to reduce the spread of communicable disease to student and staff, it is critical that parents/guardians accurately complete this screening daily and keep their student home from school when exhibiting any symptoms. These health screenings will be done on an honor basis and will not be required to be submitted to the school.
  • Parents/guardians will be required to make this commitment for all school-aged children in their household.
  • Parents/guardians will receive frequent reminders from FCPS via multiple modes of communication, reminding them to complete their daily health screening and to keep sick students at home. These communications will be developed in collaboration with the Office of Communications and Community Relations (OCCR), Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement (OPLFE) and Language Services.
  • Students whose parent or guardian has not returned a signed the Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form will be required to have their temperature taken daily by school staff until the form is received.
  • If the temperature of the student is greater than or equal to 100.4° Fahrenheit, the student will be escorted or sent to the predetermined isolation room for further screening. Students will be escorted by an adult who will maintain 6 feet of social distancing. For any student being sent home, parents/guardians or approved designee are to pick up their student within one hour.

Forms

Forms - Health and Safety Guidance Document

Sick Student Notification and Return to School Form (In-Person)

Virtual Tech Classes For Parents

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Virtual Learning Page (Students)

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