Students at Baltimore County Public School will start home next week, 11 News has learned. COVID-19 Updates | the latest issues of Maryland | Get tested | Information on vaccines || BCPS school buildings will be closed Monday and Tuesday so staff can prepare for lessons in case their school switches to virtual learning. Monday and Tuesday will now be treated as asynchronous planning days for teachers. theirs on Monday and Tuesday. The homework will cover several content areas including science, social studies, math, and language arts, and will be published in Schoology. This is for all schools that have not yet gone virtual. Schools that were already operating in a virtual environment will continue to run virtual classes on Monday. Earlier this week, BCPS announced that more than two dozen schools, or parts of them, will be switching to virtual learning this week. County schools have been closed for much of this week due to snow. LINK: BCPS COVID-19 Dashboard: School Status (Which Schools Are Virtual Learning) The remaining schools – excluding those temporarily providing virtual education – will reopen on Wednesday for in-person instruction. The decision will be taken school by school. MEALS: Meals will be available for students while the buildings are closed on Monday and Tuesday through the collection service. No registration or registration is required. Tap here for a schedule of curbside meal pickup locations. COVID-19 TESTING: Additional COVID-19 testing opportunities for staff are planned Monday at all BCPS colleges from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. COVID-19 HOME TEST KITS: Distribution of COVID- 19 rapid home test kits are scheduled for Tuesday in each school. BCPS will distribute 126,000 test kits to BCPS staff and students. The district has ordered additional test kits and expects them to arrive by January 14. Principals will contact their school communities to provide details on the distribution of the test kits. . To date, 74,000 adult size masks have been delivered to schools for staff and secondary students and we have ordered 54,000 child size masks. Additional orders for KN95 masks have been placed to build on the district’s current PPE supply. This report will be updated.

Students at Baltimore County Public School will start home next week, 11 News has learned.

|| COVID-19 Updates | the latest issues of Maryland | Get tested | Information on vaccines ||

BCPS school buildings will be closed Monday and Tuesday so staff can prepare for lessons in case their school switches to virtual learning.

  • Monday and Tuesday will now be treated as asynchronous planning days for teachers.
  • Students will have homework to do on their own on Monday and Tuesday. The homework will cover several content areas including science, social studies, math, and language arts, and will be published in Schoology.

This is for all schools that have not yet gone virtual. Schools that were already operating in a virtual environment will continue to run virtual classes on Monday.

Earlier this week, BCPS announced that more than two dozen schools, or parts of them, will be switching to virtual learning this week. County schools have been closed for much of this week due to snow.

| LINK: BCPS COVID-19 Dashboard: School Status (which schools are in virtual learning)

The remaining schools – excluding those that temporarily provide virtual education – will reopen on Wednesday for in-person instruction. The decision will be taken school by school.

MEAL: Meals will be available for students while the buildings are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays by the sidewalk service. No registration or registration is required. Press here for a schedule of roadside meal pick-up locations.

COVID-19 TEST: Additional COVID-19 testing opportunities for staff are scheduled for Monday at all BCPS colleges from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

COVID-19 HOME TEST KITS: The distribution of the COVID-19 rapid home test kits is scheduled for Tuesday in each school. BCPS will distribute 126,000 test kits to BCPS staff and students. The district has ordered additional test kits and expects them to arrive by January 14. Principals will contact their school communities to provide details on the distribution of the test kits.

FACIAL MASKS: The distribution of KN95 masks as an additional option for students and staff began on Wednesday. To date, 74,000 adult size masks have been delivered to schools for staff and secondary students and we have ordered 54,000 child size masks. Additional orders for KN95 masks have been placed to build on the district’s current PPE supply.

This report will be updated.