KCS Addresses COVID 19

  • What about Field trips, Out-of-State/In-State?

    Effective Thursday, March 12, 2020, all field trips for students and professional development trips for staff outside of Cabarrus and/or Rowan Counties are canceled.

    What about students taking courses off site? 

    Students who are enrolled in courses that take them off campus as part of the course work
    (i.e. CTE classes, apprenticeships, and internships) are to continue to access their instruction via the off campus sites until further notice. Off-campus work required for course completion is not considered a field trip.

     

    What about Professional Development

    In-district staff development sessions will continue as scheduled.

     

    What about School Events (i.e Concerts, Family Engagement Events, Open Houses)?

    School events can be held as scheduled. In keeping with the guidance from state

    health officials, the following information must be provided to families when promoting the event:

    “Families, based on guidance from state health officials, events that attract crowds should be avoided by those aged 65 and older, people with underlying medical conditions and those who are ill.” Please make sure this message is clear to all participants. Note: Any questions about these events should be directed to Mr. Garay or Dr. Buckwell.

     

    What about District-Sponsored Events?

    At this time, district events will be held as scheduled. In keeping with the guidance from state health officials, the following information must be provided to families when promoting the event: “Families, based on guidance from state health officials, events that attract crowds should be avoided by those aged 65 and older, people with underlying medical conditions and those who are ill.”  Please make sure this message is clear to all participants. Note: A small number of district-based events could require additional review. More information will be provided about those specific events as needed. Any questions about these events should be directed to Mr. Garay or Dr. Buckwell.

     

    What about Athletic Events?

    At this time, school athletic events will be held as scheduled. In keeping with the guidance from state health officials, the following information must be provided to families when promoting the event: “Families, based on guidance from state health officials, events that attract crowds should be avoided by those aged 65 and older, people with underlying medical conditions and those who are ill.” Please make sure this message is clear to all participants.   With athletic events over Spring Break approaching, we will make a decision on these events as soon as reasonable. If reservations must be canceled (due to advance notices for cancellations) please use your discretion.    

     

    What about Privacy Laws

    State and federal law prohibits the school system or its employees from sharing confidential information about students and employees.