COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) INFORMATION
In order to stay abreast of the complex and evolving situation in the United States and to exercise best practices in safeguarding our community, Omni Montessori School is constantly monitoring the situation in Greater Charlotte. For the most detailed and up-to-date information on COVID-19, we encourage you to bookmark this page. We will update this page with information about COVID-19 as it relates to Omni Montessori School. Please ensure that your contact information in FACTS Family Portal is up-to-date so that we may reach you via Parent Alert text message and/or email quickly and accurately.
School Communications Regarding COVID-19
The letters below were emailed to the Omni Montessori School community.
These communications highlight the following school announcements: In accordance with Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order and with the health and safety of our students and employees as a top priority we have decided to transition to remote learning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. Omni Montessori School will continue to provide Learning at Home through Thursday, April 9, 2020; Friday, April 10, 2020 will remain an In Service Workday for all of the employees. Students should not report to school during this time. See Omni's Learning From Home Handbook.
Spring Break will occur as scheduled, Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 17, 2020. Monday, April 20, 2020 will remain an In-Service Workday for all of the employees.
The 9th grade trip to Ensenada, Mexico, originally scheduled to begin on Sunday, March 22, 2020 is postponed.
The 35th Anniversary Annual Gala & Auction planned for Saturday, March 21, 2020 is postponed. We are exploring alternative dates in June.
School tours, student visits and Play and Learn classes have been postponed.
Pizza Friday has been discontinued through the end of the school year.
Omni Montessori School is taking extra care with cleaning and disinfection processes, with particular attention to common surfaces. Additional cleaning of common surfaces by faculty and staff is happening at regular intervals throughout the school day. The evening cleaning crew has implemented a disinfectant protocol in addition to the regular cleaning.
Omni Montessori School faculty and staff are working diligently to provide remote learning opportunities and are developing creative avenues to keep your students connected! Although we are not able to meet together at Omni’s facilities, new and imaginative learning continues.
help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- Stay home when you are sick (and do not return to school until you are fever-free for 24 hours without medication).
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.