1/11/21 - Pause on Small Cohorts and Athletic Conditioning **Updated 1/20/21
1/4/21 - Vaccine Distribution in Los Angeles County
12/14/20 - State Restrictions Delay the Transition to Blended Learning
10/30/20 - Spring Semester Decision Forms Due by November 13, 2020
|1. Comply with LA County Health Order requirements as a means to keep students, staff, and families safe and to minimize the transmission of the COVID-19 virus|
|2. Provide options for parents (either Blended Learning or fully Online models of instruction)|
|3. Bring students back to campus as quickly as it is deemed safe to do so|
|4. Respond flexibly to changes in health orders|
|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)|
Fully Online Learning Period
Do students have to attend class at their assigned time, or can they do the online-only learning at a time of their choosing?
Students MUST be present during their classes' assigned times. Attendance is being taken daily. Teachers take attendance in Infinite Campus.
Yes. Teachers have designed lesson plans for online-only learning similar to a traditional class period. During this time, teachers are giving direct instruction, guided instruction, and time for students to practice independently and to ask questions.
How are teachers monitoring participation during online classes?
Similar to a traditional class period, teachers are engaging students to participate. For example, teachers may call upon students to share an answer to a prompt, demonstrate their process for solving a problem, share samples of their writing, etc.
Will normal grading and evaluation processes occur in the 2020/21 school year?
Yes, regular grading practices, following existing Board Policy, will apply. The guidance provided during the spring closure was limited to that period of time.
What should students do if they have no computers or internet access?
Students needing computers should contact their school site administrator and can be provided a Chromebook. Information on reduced cost internet services can be found here.
Who should we contact if my family needs technology assistance?
Please email your school principal, assistant principal, counselor or social worker. Email addresses can be found on the school website.
What if my student forgets their Hart District email password?
For Google password resets, please call 661-259-0033 x777.
How can my child get additional support if needed?
Please contact your school counselor if your feel your child needs additional supports.
How does my child make an appointment with his/her counselor?
Counselors have a variety of ways to meet with your child including email, phone, or virtually. Please see your school website for more information.
Are student meals be available during the online-only period?
Grab and go breakfasts and lunches are available to all children 18 years and under at all Hart District schools between the hours of 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information, click here.
What are schools doing to engage students socially?
Teachers are teaching “live” daily and planning activities that build relationships between students. ASBs are conducting a variety of online activities for students to participate in.
How are mental health services being delivered during online-only learning?
Similar to the closure last year, all mental health services are delivered via Telehealth.
Can sports teams meet/practice during the online-only learning period?
Sports teams are currently meeting for conditioning only. Los Angeles County Department of Public Health guidelines apply. All activities are being held outdoors in small, five-to-ten person pods with social distancing of eight feet or more during strenuous activity and frequent hand washing or sanitizing. Cloth face coverings must be worn by all when not engaged in a conditioning exercise. No visitors or spectators are allowed.
Are the school campuses open during the period of online-only learning?
Visitors to the school other than parents of enrolled students will be limited to those who are essential for the school’s operation. Visitors will be by appointment only and are pre-registered in a visitor log that includes a visitor’s name, phone number, and email address. Screening will be conducted before visitors may enter the school. Screening will include a temperature check and check-in concerning cough, shortness of breath, experience of fever, and any other symptoms the visitor may be experiencing.
Student and Staff Safety
Populations with Special Needs
Student Meal Service During Fully Online Instruction
Athletics and Extracurriculars
Please contact your school site if your student is interested in participating in a sport.
Where do I turn in my child's athletic paperwork?
Students should turn their athletic paperwork in to their coaches.
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