Health & Safety
The health and safety of students, staff, and visitors is our highest priority. To comply with local, state, and national health department guidance, SPS has implemented several health and safety requirements, including daily health checks, wearing face coverings, social distancing, and frequent hand washing. Learn more in these videos:
- Daily Health Check for Students
- Daily Health Check for Staff
- Face Coverings
- Hygiene Practices
- Physical Distancing
- Health Guidelines for Secondary Students
Protocols are in place to respond to cases of COVID-19 reported to district health staff. This includes robust contact tracing by a trained team of health professionals, notification to any individual that may have had potential exposure and issuing of quarantine requirements.
- Learn more about how we're responding to potential & confirmed cases of COVID-19
- Check our COVID dashboard for cases by school
This guidance can be used by school, childcare, and workplace staff to screen for COVID-19 symptoms.
RETURN TO SCHOOL FOLLOWING A POSITIVE SYMPTOM
LOCATIONS FOR TESTING
Republic #309: Services during school closure begin 3/23/2020:
Republic School District #309 is offering Food Service Pick-up, Delivery and Emergency Childcare beginning Monday, March 23, 2020.
If you are interested in FOOD SERVICE PICK-UP: Brown bags meals, containing both breakfast and lunch, are available from 11:15am - 12:00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays at the school. All kids, 0-18, are welcome to receive food in the drive-thru which will be set-up in the parking lot.
If you are interested in FOOD SERVICE DELIVERY: Pre-registered families should meet the bus at their normal bus stop. The delivery schedule is approximately the Early Release drop-off time. Delivery is Mondays and Wednesdays. For more information, call the Elementary Office: 509-775-3327.
If you are interested in EMERGENCY CHILDCARE: Please fill-out the Emergency Childcare Registration Form and return it to the school's office, prior to receiving services.
Please note: Emergency Childcare is for families of medical personnel, first-responders, and others, as pre-approved. We have very limited spaces available, so families should consider other options, if possible.
Tiger Pride, Republic Strong!
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Info:
- How to talk to kids about COVID-19 and school closures
- Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in K-12 Schools: A Parent Guide
- Guidance for Long-term School Closures: Bulletin 019-20
Washington Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Spokane Regional Health District
Northeast Tri County Health District
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network