• MISD Returning to School 2021-2022 FAQ (updated 9.23.21)

  • Districtwide Q&A

  • A recent story on KING 5 News that indicated one or more of the HVAC systems in our schools did not rate highly. What does this mean?

  • What consideration has the District made to placing portable HEPA filters in classrooms?

  • Could lunch and snack be provided outside to all elementary school schools in the MISD?

  • Could the district revise protocols for COVID identification, including testing?

  • Would the district consider revising its parameters for “close contact” and increase communication to potential contacts to account for the increased transmissibility of coronavirus variants.

  • What guidance is the District following regarding health and safety?

  • Are vaccinations required for staff or students?

  • When might a vaccine be available for children under 12?

  • Will masks be required for students and staff?

  • Will masks be required at recess for elementary?

  • What about those daily health attestations we completed last year?

  • Will physical distancing be required?

  • Does my student need to wear a mask on the bus?

  • Will there be physical distancing on the bus?

  • Will bus windows be open for ventilation?

  • How will students eat lunch at school?

  • How much will school lunch cost?

  • If meals are free, should I still apply for free or reduced meals?

  • What will lunch look like?

  • What mitigation has been done to the HVAC system in buildings?

  • What mitigation is being practiced to prevent minimize COVID?

  • How will we find out information about changes in guidance?

  • What if there is a suspected case or positive case of COVID in my student’s class?

  • What happens if a student or staff member becomes ill during the school day?

  • COVID-19 Positive Cases/Exposure Protocols

  • What are the current close contact guidelines?

  • Will visitors and volunteers be allowed in the buildings?

  • ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • Will a remote learning option be offered?

  • What will school be like this fall?

  • Will there be recess and snack time at school?

  • What will lunch time look like?

  • Can I take my child out of school during lunch?

  • What will specialist classes (PE, Library, Art, and Music) be like?

  • Will there be after-school enrichment activities?

  • What happens if my child must miss school because of a COVID-19 quarantine?

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL

  • What will my middle school student’s schedule look like?

  • What happens if my child must miss school because of a COVID-19 quarantine?

  • Will a full-time remote learning option be offered?

  • What if my student must stay home from school?

  • What will lunch look like?

  • What is the plan for fall activities at the middle school?

  • What will performing arts classes and PE look like?

  • HIGH SCHOOL

  • What will the schedule look like? Will it be the same as Pre-COVID, or modified?

  • How will we find out information about changes in guidance?

  • What happens if my child must miss school because of a COVID-19 quarantine?

  • What will lunch look like?

  • Will a remote option be offered?

  • What happens if my high school student needs to quarantine?

  • What will MIHS sports games/audiences look like?