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COVID 19 / Coronavirus

COVID-19 Flow Chart
 
The below COVID-19 Flow Chart is a guideline on how RIMSD #41 will respond to students, staff, and families in the event of a Positive COVID test.
 
 
Second Quarter Commitment Form Open
 
The Rock Island-Milan School District is in Full Remote Learning for the 1st Quarter of the school year. 
 
Rock Island-Milan School District Board of Education's Reopening Plan Approval Resolution
 
On August 18, RIMSD #41 Board of Education approved a COVID-19-related resolution that gives superintendents autonomy to implement school programs during this time and make adjustments and plan modifications as needed. Read the resolution >> 
TUESDAY, JUNE 23
 
Governor Pritzker announced in a press conference that students will be allowed to return to the classrooms for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Schools must follow Illinois Department of Public Health requirements to reopen. 
 
The Rock Island-Milan School District will release information and a comprehensive plan about what learning will look like for students on the first day of school on Monday, August 3, 2020. At the moment, school district Administration are going through the guidance from the Illinois State Board of Education and working on creating a plan to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year. Communication will be sent to parents once a plan is finalized.  
 
The school district Administration Center will be on Summer Hours from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 309-793-5900 before visiting the Administration Center. All visitors must wear a mask. 
 

MONDAY, JUNE 1
 
On Friday, May 29, 2020 the State of Illinois announced that the state would move to Phase 3 of Restore Illinois to take effect on June 4, 2020.
 
Per Illinois Department of Public Health, all schools must follow requirements, which:
  • Prohibit more than 10 individuals from gathering in one space;
  • Require social distancing policies; and,
  • Require use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
 
RIMSD school buildings will be open, however the public/parents can only come in by appointment and must call school offices first. School building doors will remain locked and a sign with phone number will be posted, indicating an appointment needs to be made for entry. Visitors must wear a mask. 
 
At this time, the school district is not granting any Building/Facilities Use permits. 

The school district Administration Center will be on Summer Hours from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 309-793-5900 before visiting the Administration Center. All visitors must wear a mask.
 
For staff working inside the school buildings, masks are required when working in a location where social distancing cannot be guaranteed. 
 
If the office/building will be closed because employees are working from home, notification will be posted telling visitors who to contact and how. 
 
It is anticipated that all RIMSD staff will work on-site effective July 1, 2020.
 
APRIL 17, 2020
 
State of Illinois Governor Pritzker announced that in-person learning is suspended for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  With this announcement, school district administration will begin making additional decisions necessary for a smooth transition to close out the school year. 

The Rock Island-Milan School District is planning to continue meal kit distribution twice a week and will continue with remote e-learning plans. Chromebook devices were deployed to students last week and teachers have been using Google Classrooms for academic activities since April 14.
 
RIMSD #41 will have additional details forthcoming about grading, report cards, summer school and Class of 2020 graduation. 
 

MARCH 31, 2020
State of Illinois Governor Pritzker announced that the stay-at-home order is extended through April 30, 2020. The Rock Island-Milan School District is planning to continue meal kit distribution twice a week, as well as remote e-learning resources on web site. Administration is also currently working on a plan to distribute devices to students so that our e-learning resources are accessible. Please watch for an announcement next week with more information. 

MARCH 27, 2020
The Rock Island-Milan School District is planning to distribute 3-day meal kids again on Monday, March 30 and Thursday, April 2 from 9 - 11 a.m. at the seven locations listed below. A robo-call reminder will be sent to families the evening prior to meal distribution day. 

MARCH 20, 2020
Governor J.B. Pritzker announced a “Stay-at-Home” order for the entire state, effective on March 21 at 5:00 p.m. through Tuesday, April 7. Therefore, all RIMSD #41 school buildings are closed and all events and activities are suspended until further notice. For any school district needs, please call the Administration Center Monday - Friday, 309-793-5900.

RIMSD #41 will still provide meals to families with children under the age of 18 and will have two meal kit distributions next week on Monday, March 30 and Thursday, April 2. Families will receive a robo-call reminders the evening prior to the distribution.

The Rock Island-Milan School District will continue to do whatever is necessary to take precautions to slow the spread of COVID 19. 

RIMSD #41 schedule for meal pick up >>

We understand that some of our students may need to have access to medication that remains in our school buildings. In an effort to ensure that you can meet the medical needs of your child, we have scheduled the following days and times for you to pick up medication at your child's school on March 23, 24, and 25th from 9 to noon. Parent should come directly to the main office.

If you have questions about the COVID-19 itself, please contact Illinois Department of Public Health’s Center for Acute Disease Epidemiology (CADE) at (800) 362-2736.

BUILDING ACCESS IS LIMITED. We will exercise social distancing practices to the best of our ability to keep the community safe. Parents and community members can call their school or the Administration Center 309-793-5900 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.