Continuity of Services Plan
OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE INPUT
All stakeholders are invited to provide input in the Continuity of Education Plan. Please fill out this brief survey to aid the district in planning.
The Continuity of Services Plan will be reviewed and updated every six months and as appropriate.
SUMMER AND FALL INSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS
The district strives to protect the health and safety of students and staff. In order to meet this objective, we have established the following protocols:
Face masks are optional.
Social distancing will continue to follow the most up-to-date CDC guidelines when possible.
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol-based hand rub.
Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
COVID vaccinations for eligible groups are not mandatory.
Call 479-495-4802 to report a positive COVID test or close contact exposure. Diagnostic and screening tests may be recommended.
The district continues contract tracing efforts and works closely with local and state health officials.
Children with disabilities will be provided with appropriate accommodations with respect to health and safety policies.
All on-campus facilities continue to be cleaned and fogged regularly.
Students with a fever exceeding 100 degrees should not come to school. Students must be fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications before returning to school.
Students who are nauseous, vomiting, or have diarrhea should not be sent to school. Students should be free from vomiting for 24 hours before returning.
Students with rashes of unknown origin, draining in one or both eyes, or who have a suspected contagious condition should not be sent to school until cleared by a physician.
Students who have head lice cannot return to school until after treatment.
Plan for Use of ARP ESSER Funds
The Danville School District intends to use its allocation of ARP ESSER funding in the following manner:
CREATING SAFE AND HEALTHY LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Meeting the nutritional needs of students: $34,892
New HVAC units in the high school: $700,000
Creation of a district wellness center: $605,000
Purchase of a new school bus: $100,000
ADDRESSING LOST INSTRUCTIONAL TIME OR LOSS OF LEARNING
Out-of-school time programs: $80,000
Summer learning and enrichment: $40,595.13
Digital panels for classrooms: $251,876.87
SUPPORTING EDUCATOR AND STAFF STABILITY AND WELL-BEING
The full application can be viewed at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z1butk3V2mKU761D_hyIs6vxWoctPjkU/view?usp=sharing
Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title IX states “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
The Danville School District Title IX Coordinator is Jennifer Richardson. She may be reached at 479-495-4810 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title IX training materials can be found here.
No student in the Danville School District shall, on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity sponsored by the District.
The Mission of Danville Public Schools
Is to provide a balanced and quality education in which all students will have the opportunity to reach their academic potential and to become active and useful members of society. To this end, the district will establish a well-developed educational program that will network teachers, students, parents, and community with the technology and resources necessary to compete successfully in the 21st Century.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS, 2021-2022
ALL MEETINGS BEGIN AT 5 P.M. AND ARE HELD IN THE DHS FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE CLASSROOM.
August 16, 2021
September 20, 2021
October 18, 2021
November 15, 2021
Danville Public Schools are fully accredited Pre-K--12 by the Arkansas Department of Education.