When inside as an extra precaution; 0-4 year old children are not yet vaccinated .
When child is not wearing their mask, they will be stored in a plastic bag in their cubby or designated individual mask holder.
Masks will be worn if symptoms of illness happen while at school.
Clean-up routines will include multiple daily disinfection of toys and touch areas, along with a daily evening deep cleaning.
Teachers will be the only persons touching door handles and the gate code pad and each will be disinfected daily.
NAP TIME PROCEDURES & PROTOCOLS
Nap mats will be assigned to each child and cleaned daily.
They will be stored separately and hygienically from other mats.
Mats will be placed strategically around the room with children's heads facing away from others.
There can be no 'stuffies' brought to school this year. NBCC will provide each child with a clean book and materials from their individual basket of tools, such as a clip board with a pen and paper.
Family's will bring their child's nap sheet to school on Mondays and take them home on Fridays for washing.
A 14 day quarantine will be required when:
any family member within the home has been exposed to or tested positive for COVID,
any member of a household travels outside of the area either by car or plane,
there has been co-mingling and/or participation in any group activities outside of our NBCC stabilized cohort.
PICK-UP PROCEDURES & PROTOCOLS
Children's pick-up times will be staggered and families will be requested to bring their own pen.
Upon the designated person signing the child out, the teacher will escort the child out of the gate.
MORNING ARRIVAL PROCEDURES & PROTOCOLS
Morning Drop off, health check, and sign-in will happen at the front gate.
Upon arrival, there will be a health check station for children to have their temperature taken. Parent/guardian will be asked general health questions by the teacher about illness symptoms, medication administration, sleep disruption, eating and/or behavioral changes within the last 24 hours.
If a child exhibits symptoms of illness at the gate, including a temperature of 99.5 or above and/or flu/cold like symptoms they will be sent home.
If a child exhibit signs of illness during the school day, the family will be notified to pick up & learning.
When the morning check-in is complete, the family/child goodbyes will take place at the gate and the teacher will walk the child into school where the child will place their lunch/water bottle into their cubby and proceed with their day of play and learning
SNACK & LUNCH PROCEDURES & PROTOCOLS
Children will bring their own snack & lunch to school to minimize the passing of germs and will be stored in the child's cubby.
NBCC is requesting that lunch & snack be brought in a brown paper bag with disposable utensils and that food items be stored in disposable containers & packaging as well.
When eating inside, seating will be strategically distanced, and when weather permitting, children will 'picnic' outside