2020-2021 Reopening Plan

Linked below is a document containing our current plans for reopening school in the fall. Thanks to the many members of our community who have been working since late spring to bring us to this point and to all who will be involved in the weeks to come. These plans have been developed with a commitment to providing a full ‘Swain experience’ whether we are on campus, online, or somewhere in between. Our mission remains unchanged regardless of the circumstances under which we carry it forward.

Our strong preference is to open the 20/21 school year on campus, as long as we can do so in a manner that is safe and healthy, in accordance with the guidance of health care professionals, and in line with governing regulations. Of course, we are mindful that the medical situation may change through the rest of the summer and into the fall and we need to be prepared to adapt quickly. This plan is designed to be flexible; we will address new public health concerns and information as they arise.

This time of change is a challenge for children and adults alike. We are truly ‘all in this together.’ As a community we take care of each other. This value has always been part of Swain and it serves our school well as we show flexibility and patience in the months ahead. Thank you for working with us to make sure your children are safe, well, and receiving the best Swain has to offer this year.

Important Dates for 2020-2021

*Subject to change

Sept 8: Family Conferences
Sept 9: First Day of School
Oct 9-12: Fall Break
Nov 6: Family Conferences/No students
Nov 25-30: Thanksgiving Break
Dec 21-31: Winter Break
Jan 1-3: Winter Break continues
Jan 18: MLK Optional Day of Service
Feb 12: Family Conferences/No students
Feb 13-16: Presidents’ Day Weekend
Mar 26-31: Spring Break
Apr 1-5: Spring Break Continues
May 28-31: Memorial Day Weekend
June 23: Closing Ceremonies/Last Day of School
June 25: Graduation