This web page serves as a resource for navigating the school year and SSFS's response to COVID-19. Whether we are virtual or in-person, SSFS is committed to providing an outstanding and novel educational experience, while keeping our community connected and supported in various ways. More information about our hybrid learning program is available on our "Second Semester Plans" web page. SSFS families can also see the "CRT Corner" in our weekly newsletter for the latest news and updates from our COVID Response Team.
Last updated: May 28, 2021
SSFS COVID-19 Guidebook
Version 2.0: Published and Distributed March 2, 2021
SSFS first created the COVID-19 Guidebook in August 2020 to inform the SSFS community about comprehensive measures the School is taking to pursue our educational mission amid the altered landscape of today’s COVID realities, based on the best information available to us at this moment. New patterns and necessities continue to emerge and evolve as we learn more about the characteristics of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and its patterns of communicability; therefore, our second version of the COVID-19 Guidebook, published and distributed on March 2, 2021, provides additional information and updates that reflect new understanding and resources since the first version was published.
As with the first version, this document does not seek to say what the School will do at any point in the future. Instead, it seeks to outline the process by which we will determine our form of operation and the conditions we will create to protect the safety of the community. As our understanding of realities and circumstances change, so will our policies, plans, and strategies. Families and employees should expect that there will be changes and updates to this document in the coming months.
As always, the administration, staff, and faculty of SSFS are available to you to answer any questions which may not be addressed in this document.
SSFS is committing to implementing all possible measures in order to greatly reduce the possibility of viral transmission. The key practices will be: