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, May 29, 2020. Students should not report to school during this time. See Omni's Learning From Home Handbook.
We will host drive-in transitioning ceremonies on June 4, 2020 at the Blakeney Campus. We will honor our 9th grade graduates in a drive-in ceremony at the Waxhaw Campus on June 5, 2020.
The 2020 Ceremony of Light will take place virtually on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 7:00 PM and will consist of a video showcasing each 6th year giving a personal speech.
All non-public schools have been granted a waiver on the national standardized testing requirement for the 2019-2020 school year. Therefore, Omni will not administer a standardized test to its 3rd—9th grade students until March 2021.
We are canceling Camp Saw Whet for the weeks of June 15th and June 23rd.
Parent Guide Conferences which were scheduled for May 1 and 4, 2020 will now take place June 2 and 3, 2020.
Spring 2020 Progress Reports will be distributed on Monday, June 1, 2020.
School tours are available virtually and student visits will be scheduled in June.
The 35th Anniversary Annual Gala & Auction planned for Saturday, March 21, 2020 is now a virtual event taking place on the evening of June 5, 2020 at 8:00PM.
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.