Charting Our Course
Charting Our Course COVID Operations Guide: The source for information about New Canaan Public School's COVID-19 plans.
NCPS Operating Level: Red — High Community Spread. Check health and temperature daily, wear face coverings and practice physical distancing. Comply with limitations for gathering sizes and social interactions.
See Connecticut School Learning Model Indicators Data Dashboard
Current Updates and Information
School the week of January 11th
Keeping Ourselves and Each Other Safe
Short Term Outlook
Testing on 1/7-1/9/2021
Remote Learning 1/4-1/8/2021
NCHS Hybrid Plus beginning 1/11/2021
Ongoing Updates and Information
COVID-19 Dashboard and Definitions
Close Contact: Spending at least 15 minutes within 6 feet of a person with confirmed COVID-19, or a direct exposure to possibly infected droplets of saliva or nasal mucus.
Isolation: Individual with signs or symptoms of COVID-19, or a positive test, stays home until no longer infectious for at least 10 days since the onset of symptoms and until at least 24 hours have passed with no fever (without fever-reducing medications) and with improvement tin other COVID-19 symptoms).
Quarantine: Individuals without symptoms stay home for up to 14 days since last exposure. After 10 days with no symptoms, individuals may return to school and continue mask wearing and social distancing. Students may not participate in sports or extracurricular activities until the full 14 days is complete. Staff need to limit activities that prevent them from maintaining social distance.
There is no option to test out of quarantine.
Charting our Course
"By continuing to take good care of ourselves, our families, and each other, we will continue successfully navigating the issues and challenges ahead. In all that we do and every decision we make, the health and wellness of our school community will always be our true north and unwavering guide.”
-Dr. Bryan Luizzi, Superintendent
Connecticut State Department of Education School Reopening Plan, Adapt, Advance, Achieve: Connecticut's Plan to Learn and Grow Together
Addendum 8: Fire and school safety during COVID-19
Addendum 9: Contract tracing scenarios in schools