News and Plans
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One of our Magna Manners is “Care About Others”. This season the PTA and Magna Elementary would like to give all of our Bulldog families the chance to care about others.
Please click on the attachment below for the Holiday Drive details. Let’s make this the best Holiday Drive ever! All donations can be put in the large box in the lobby of Magna Elementary.
Magna Elementary Mitigating Measures for COVID-19
We are following the direction of the Health Department as it is listed in state law. View the full state health recommendations for schools: coronavirus.utah.gov/education
|*Regular classroom instruction will take place on a Monday through Friday schedule. |
*School begins at 8:40 A.M. Monday-Friday.
*School gets out at 3:20 P.M. on Monday-Thursday, and 1:15 P.M. on Fridays.
*Meetings such as IEPs, 504s, SEPs, etc. may be in-person or virtual based on preference and availability.
|*Students/staff who are demonstrating ANY symptom of COVID-19 must stay home. |
*Keep contact numbers current as parents will be contacted by the school demonstrating symptoms.
*Case counts will be monitored by the county health department dashboard.
*Students or staff that are exposed to COVID-19 will work with the health department regarding quarantine.
*Those who are exposed will NOT be quarantined if: they had a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 90 days, have been fully vaccinated, the positive individual and the exposed individual were both wearing masks at the time of exposure, or if non-immunized they wear a mask for 10 days following exposure.
*Our goal is to keep children healthy while attending school in person.
|*Per health department recommendations, masks are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED for all students and staff while indoors, but NOT required. |
*Masks will be available to students and staff upon request.
*Harassment in any form, directed either at those who wear face coverings or those who choose not to, will not be tolerated.
|Enhanced Environment Hygiene and Safety|
|*Schools will remain mindful of cleanliness to the highest degree possible. |
*Hospital-grade air filtration and circulation (up to four times per hour) will continue.
*Cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces will occur throughout the day. Hand sanitizer will be available.
|*In all areas of our school, we will remain mindful of safe spacing to the highest degree possible. |
*Cohorts of students will be maintained to the greatest extent possible in all areas of the school to ensure student safety.
*Grade levels will be assigned different doors to enter and exit the building and will enter/exit the building one classroom at a time.
*There will be a limited number of classes in the hallway at a time.
*Each class will be using the “Single-file, second tile, on the dot” protocol for walking in hallways.
*Red arrows are taped to the floor throughout the hallways indicating the direction of student traffic.
*Markings are placed on the wall to give a visual indication of where to stand/walk in relation to the person in front of them (markings will be placed three feet apart on every wall surface to serve as a constant visual reminder to students).
*Students will be assigned specific desks to help ensure contact tracing can be implemented if needed.
*Inside lunchroom tables are marked with individual-colored numbers that indicate where students can sit to maximize the distance between students.
*Students will be assigned a specific number to sit on to ensure contact tracing can be implemented if needed. *Upper-grade students will also have the option to eat in the courtyard weather permitting.
*For recess, each class is assigned to a designated area of play such as the field, the playground equipment, the blacktop, etc.
*We will maximize social distancing when using the multi-purpose room.
*Schedule single-class use of room when available.
*Cancel or limit nonessential assemblies.
*Hold virtual meetings when possible.