All students and personnel in the school building are required to properly wear a face covering that does not distract from the learning environment.
Students and personnel will maintain physical distancing (at least 6 feet apart) among all persons on school grounds when possible.
Frequent cleaning of surfaces paying particular attention to high-touch areas (stair handrails, door handles, counters, desks, tables, chairs, lavatories, computers, etc.) will be completed throughout and at the end of the school day.
As a reminder, Students and personnel are required to take their own temperature before reporting to school and to stay home if above 100°F or if experiencing other symptoms such as new or worsening cough and/or shortness of breath.
Personnel and students traveling out of Ohio are required to notify Solomon administration of future travel plans, the mode of transportation and destination. Personnel and students entering Ohio after traveling to locations reporting positive testing rates of 15% or higher for COVID-19 are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. Personnel or students who travel out of state or to a location with known community spread must self-quarantine at home for 10 days.
It is important to note that expected health practices will require new learned behaviors. Parents/guardians are highly encouraged to practice mask wearing and hygiene practices at home before the upcoming school year in order to provide a smooth home to school transition.
Solomon will remain in person attendance each school day per the adopted school calendar unless COVID-19 circumstances mandates a closure or modified attendance schedule. Solomon will collaborate with local health officials to determine needed modifications.
Communication with parents/guardians is a critical component to maintaining the health and safety of all. Solomon will utilize the phone messaging notification system, email, website, and/or Facebook page to convey important information to parents/guardians. Parents/Guardians are responsible for notifying the school of any change in contact information. Parents/guardians will be notified in writing within 24 hours of receiving notification regarding a positive COVID-19 test or clinically diagnosed case of COVID-19 and include as much information as possible without disclosing protected health information. Solomon will consult with and notify the Sandusky County Health Department, Ally Smith, within 24 hours of receiving a report of a positive COVID-19 case.
Below is Solomon Lutheran School’s response & detailed protocol. We encourage families to familiarize themselves with the protocol and maintain communication during this time. We have included other CDC recourses, along with the Ohio School COVID Dashboard for informational needs.
The Principal, Natalie Schiets, is the COVID-19 Coordinator for Solomon Lutheran School (419) 849-3600