MCPS Coronavirus Updates

  • Update August 3, 2021

    In May 2021, the Superintendent shared the MCPS Phase 3 Reopen Plan for Fall 2021.  The plan has been reviewed and revised during the summer months, based on new guidance from the CDC and local County Health Office. You can view the plan here

    Highlights of the MCPS Phase 3 Reopen Plan include:

    Safety and Health Protocols

    • Handwashing and steps to limit germ transmission are pro-actively taught and dedicated time throughout the day
    • Frequent sanitizing of surfaces and bathrooms
    • Face coverings (TBD)
    • Visitors will be allowed

    Traditional School Model

    • On-site learning will return to every day for all students, with a full schedule
    • Students will rotate through schedules and routines as normal
    • Extra-curricular activities will return as normal with mitigation strategies
    • 100% virtual learning available to students based on personalized learning plan, through the Missoula Online Academy.

    We will also adjust the school day schedule for next year to:

    • K-5:  8:15 a.m. -  3:15 p.m. (all grades release at the same time)
      • Thursdays early release 2:30 p.m.
    • 6-8:  7:50 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
      • Thursdays early release at 2:00 p.m.
    • 9-12:  8:55 a.m. - 3:55 p.m.
      • Thursdays late start at 9:40 a.m.