The recommended guidelines for MAXIMUM student commitment for direct instruction and assignments each day are as follows:
The guidelines include both instruction and assignment/project work time. The guidelines above are meant for any delivery model -- packets, on-line, hybrid, etc.
Andover Public Schools will distribute technology when needed so that all students are able to complete coursework. We also will work with families to secure Internet access through free or significantly reduced cost. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Please consult our Continuous Learning Family and Caregiver Playbook. If you have additional questions, please talk with your child’s teacher(s) or principal.
Yes, Pre-K teachers and students will be part of the Continuous Learning plan. Fees for our fee-based Pre-K program will be reduced to $100 for April and $100 for May.
During this time of school closures in Kansas, we will work to consider what general education is providing and offer special education services that are appropriate, accessible, and reasonable in light of the circumstances we face. This current situation will not affect your child’s transition for next year. All transitions will occur as previously expected.
Transportation fees will not be refunded for the fourth nine weeks of the 2019-20 year. Even with the move to an online learning environment, there are still significant fixed transportation costs that the district incurs. District administration is considering a one-time reduction in transportation fees for the 2020-21 school year.
The balance of meal accounts will be carried over to the 2020-21 school year. However, families may request a refund here.
All regular USD 385 employees will be paid the entirety of their wages. Likewise, employees of the Butler County Special Education Interlocal will receive their full wages.
Andover eCademy is continuing online lessons as planned. However, in-person instruction will cease in compliance with the governor’s order.
Unfortunately, previously scheduled graduations will not proceed as planned due to CDC and health department restrictions. It is very important to us to honor and celebrate our seniors. We will be working with stakeholders on plans to celebrate our seniors and other end-of-the-year events.
We will wait to see what the next few months hold before determining what to do with Kindergarten Roundup. It may be rescheduled or held in a virtual manner.
Some school photos are being distributed with personal items during pick-up times. Please contact your school for more information.
Yes, schools are sending out information on how and when.
We do not yet know whether driver’s ed will proceed as planned.
The change in the school year shouldn’t affect construction on new facilities or those being renovated/expanded