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OSPI Reopening Guidance Released; What happens now? - 06/11/20

Local media partners: Superintendent Greene just issued this information to our families and staff. I wanted you to have a copy in case you get questions from our community.  Please note that YSD's reopening guide is in the works and we hope to distribute it the week of July 6-10.



RE: OSPI Reopening Guidance Released

Dear YSD Families and Staff,

Thank you for your flexibility as we work to provide a quality education during the COVID-19 global pandemic. I know that the situation has been challenging, and I am thankful for your resourcefulness, dedication, and care for our young learners.

The much-anticipated guidelines for returning to school in the fall were just released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). These recommendations were developed in close collaboration with the state Department of Health and Governor Inslee’s office.

The Yakima School District will thoroughly review the guidelines and work with our leadership team to develop a local reopening guide for our schools. This will be influenced by the state’s recommendations but also may have some unique components. We anticipate sharing this reopening guide with you and with our community the week of July 6.

As you know, this is uncharted territory and there will be some elements of the guide that will need to be worked out along the way. We appreciate your patience as we navigate this process and promise to stay in close communication with you moving forward.

I hope you continue to stay safe and healthy. We will be in touch soon with more information.


Trevor Greene, Superintendent

Alone, Together: Changing the World: A letter from Yakima School District Superintendent Trevor Greene - 06/07/20

Please go to this link to view the letter: https://www.smore.com/xzst1