COVID-19 Information

This page is intended to keep our families & community up-to-date regarding the current COVID-19 situation. As new information becomes available, it will be posted here.
 
At the Delaware Area Career Center, the health, safety and well-being of our students and staff are our top priorities. As a school district, we are closely monitoring the situation and taking guidance from local and federal health officials as well as working with our staff to take necessary precautions.
 

August 3rd
Principal Gaskill released a Welcome Back message with detailed information about what our families need to know and do before returning to school.

Review Principal Gaskill's Welcome Back message (rev. 8/3/20)

In addition, access the Blue/Green Rotation calendar here. Blue/Green rotation assignments will be mailed home to each students.
 

July 30th
The DACC Board of Education authorized the DACC Return to School Plan. As of July 30th, the district is moving forward with Plan C: Academics Remote; Labs Blended.
 
 
 
DACC Superintendent, Mary Beth Freeman, explains the Return to School Plan:
 
 
We understand that each individual family is unique and will have questions not addressed in the district-wide Return to School Plan. Please use this form to submit your questions so that the appropriate staff member may contact you with more information.
 

Updates:

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The school year is off to a great start and we are excited to see students in our building. Don't forget to order lunch and get your technology needs met.

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This email is full of information for our families as we prepare to return to school, including the DACC face covering policy.

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Set up a time to meet with our IT Department in order to pick up your Chromebook. Lunch and breakfast information is also included.

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As we get closer to the beginning of the school year, Superintendent Freeman shares reassurance that the DACC Return to School Plan is remaining unchanged.

Dept of Health Phone Number 1-833-427-5634

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Principal Gaskill emailed detailed information about returning to school, including upcoming dates and important action items we are asking families to take before school resumes.

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Read through the Return to School Plan as dated on July 30th, 2020 and watch Ms. Freeman's video as she walks through the four options that the district may move in and out of, depending on the current status of the COVID situation.

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The DACC return to school plan is based on a number of factors that are still being considered, including the plans just released from associate districts. Learn more in the latest message from the DACC Superintendent.
 
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As we approach the end of the school year, Superintendent Freeman has encouraging words for our students as well as important dates to remember.
 
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Learn more about Senior Recognition Ceremony plans and picking up your items at the end of the year from Mr. Gaskill's video message.
 
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Superintendent Freeman and Principal Gaskill provide information on the decision-making process and ask that families reference our FAQ.
 
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More information about Senior Recognition Ceremony. Tentatively postponed to July 8th with a possible virtual ceremony currently being planned.
 
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Remote learning to continue through the end of the school year.
 
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Senior Recognition Ceremony tentatively rescheduled for July 8th.
 
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Continue the great work, stay safe and stay home.
 
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Continued remote learning and information about credentials and DACC's Senior Recognition Ceremony.
 
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Remote learning extended through May 1st, 2020.
 
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A message from Superintendent Freeman as we prepare to head into Spring Break.
 
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A check-in with our families at the end of week one of remote learning.
 
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On this first day of remote learning, more information has been sent home about the expectations we have of our students, along with supports that we are continuing to offer them.
 
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Students will no longer report to school on Monday, March 16th. Please review the message from Superintendent Freeman about what this means for our students and families.
 
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New information regarding continued learning & ongoing support of our students while our student body is at home.
 
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The district's response to Governor Mike DeWine's announcement regarding K-12 schools closing to students for three weeks.
 
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With the recently elevated discussion regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the news, DACC is working closely with local health officials to minimize the spread of the disease.
 
 
Simple ways to protect yourself and your family include:
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Handwashing for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching face, eyes, nose, etc
  • Stay home when you are sick and visit your doctor
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue and immediately throw the tissue in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces often
 
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Receive future updates:
In the event that the Delaware Area Career Center must move to home assignments, we will notify staff and families in the same manner that we do during inclement weather school closures. We will communicate through phone calls, emails, text messaging, website posting and social media pages.