PES Reopening Plan

2020-2021 PES Reopening Plan
Posted on 08/14/2020


Morning Procedures:


  • School doors will open at 7:10 each morning
  • Car riders will have their temperatures before exiting the vehicle
  • Bus riders will have temperature taken as soon as they exit the bus
  • Kindergarten through 2ndGrade will go to the cafeteria to wait on the dismissal bell
  • Grades 3 through 5 will be seated in the gym to wait on the dismissal bell
  • Please plan accordingly when you bring your child to school as we expect many car riders this year, and the procedure will take longer to unload them.

Breakfast/Lunch Procedures:


  • Students will be dismissed from their designated at 7:25
  • We will dismiss one grade level at a time to allow for less congestion in the hallways
  • Students will get a grab and go breakfast and eat it in their classrooms
  • Lunch will be held 2 days a week in the cafeteria by grade level
  • All other days lunch will be held in the classroom

Classroom Procedures:


-orange markers and signs will be displayed around the school to remind students of appropriate social distancing

-Restroom breaks will be taken as a class and restrooms will be sanitized between each classroom

-Teachers in grade 4thand 5thwill changes classes the students will stay in the same room throughout the day

-Kindergarten through 2ndgrade masks are highly recommended

-Grades 3-5 mask will be required unless appropriate social distancing can take place

-door handles and high traffic areas will be cleaned throughout the day

Dismissal Procedures:


-Buses will be dismissed one bus at time and will be seated in the gym and cafeteria to appropriately social distance students

-Kindergarten through 2ndgrade car riders will be dismissed at 2:35

-If you have a child in both a lower grade (K-2nd)and a child in an upper grade (3-5), your children will be dismissed together at 2:45, if you are in the early car rider line and have children in both a lower and upper grade you will be asked to pull around to the end of the line, or if there is room in the parking lot you may wait until 2:45



Please understand that this year will be unlike any that we have ever experienced. Please be patient with us as a school, as our top priority is to keep your child and our staff safe.  We will make every effort to keep you as up to date as possible as situations change throughout the year. 


LeeAnn Morris 

Principal Pikeville Elementary 

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