Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We are taking the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously, and we will continue to take direction from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH).

YES! WE ARE OPEN! We are considered essential work force. Hence we are open and here to serve your children !

In order to maintain a high degree of health and safety, we are requesting unwavering support and collaboration from our families to proceed with the following guidelines:

Before coming to school, please confirm on a daily basis that:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • When going outdoors you all wear face masks and gloves
  • Follow social distancing keeping 6 ft. apart
  • Avoid being around ill people
  • Practice covering cough with a tissue or the arm and follow with hand-washing
  • Minimize non-essential activities in the community – appropriately wear gloves and face covering/masks – Click here to see how to wear and make face coverings
  • Parents need to check your children’s temperature and your own before coming
  • If the temperature is equal to or greater than 100.4° F or if cough, runny or stuffy nose, or sore throat is present, parents need to keep their child at home
  • Ill people should remain home until well
  • We ask you to not administer medicine if you decide to have your child attend school
  • If receiving someone at your home from the airport or after a family member, including yourself returns from travel, we ask you self-quarantine for 14 days before sending your child(ren) to school.
  • Anyone with COVID-19-like symptoms should isolate themselves and not return to the facility for 14 days + 3 days (72 hours) after the fever is gone (without fever-reducing medication) and symptoms get better

We trust and rely in your collaboration as we will do all we can to prevent the spread of Covid-19 or any other disease.

In school:

  • Staff will wear disposable gloves and face covering/masks
  • Staff will remove their outdoor shoes and change into indoor shoes
  • We will take the children’s temperature before entering the building
  • The children will remove their shoes upon entering, walk into the class and change into their indoor shoes
  • The children will be guided to wash their hands for 20 second of soap and thoroughly rinsing at frequent times in the day
  • Sign-in/Sign-out on Brightwheel App will be done in a touch-free manner
  • NO outdoor shoes will enter beyond front desk

As an added precaution we will be cleaning and disinfecting more often frequently touched objects and surfaces in the classrooms.

If your child is currently showing any signs of illness, please keep them home and follow guidelines for when they should return:  too-sick-for-school?

It’s important that everyone takes steps to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, especially to protect those who are more vulnerable. Steps you can take to prevent spread of flu and the common cold will also help prevent Coronavirus:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home while you are sick and avoid close contact with others.
  • Cover your mouth/nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

We urge you to remain informed and updated with any changes from the  CDC. Here’s a helpful link-

The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington state, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, please call 1-800-525-0127 and press #.

Additional answers to frequently asked questions are available on the PHSKC website here:

This fact sheet contains information from PHSKC, and is available in multiple languages:

We understand the uneasiness that many families are experiencing, and we sincerely appreciate everyone, as we work together to keep our learning community safe for both children and adults.