City Knoll Middle School’s

COVID-19 Plan

Welcome to City Knoll Middle School’s COVID-19 response page.  Here you will find information on how City Knoll Middle School has changed operations in response to the pandemic in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.  The health and safety of our staff, students, and families are most important so we are doing everything we can to ensure we have a safe and supportive learning environment.

 

We will be updating information regularly as conditions change in the city, please check back regularly.

ALL NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOLS ARE CURRENTLY 100% REMOTE

IMPORTANT: All City Knoll Middle School students and Staff will participate in weekly random COVID testing. Twenty percent of the in-person population at school will be tested each week.  Consent forms must be on file for all students and staff to be tested.  Students with no consent forms on file will NOT be allowed to participate in in-person learning. Families can submit consent using their NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) or download and submit a paper copy using this LINK.

 

Please click here to visit the Department of Education website where you will find additional information and resources for Remote Learning

 

Last Updated DECEMBER 2020

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City Knoll Middle School Schedule for 2020-2021 Academic Year

Beginning in the New Year when we are able to enter the school building, there will be some changes to the program for students in Blended Learning Grades 6 and 8.

 

Students in Grades 6 and 8 will come to school 5 days a week, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

 

Due to social social distancing guidelines and staffing, we are unable to accommodate Blended Learning Grade 7 students 5 days a week at this time. We are working on a plan to accommodate our Grade 7 Students. 

 

Blended Learning Grade 7 students will continue to come in as they have since the beginning of the school year (2-3 days a week according to the scheduled calendar dates below.)

IMPORTANT: All City Knoll Middle School students and Staff will participate in weekly random COVID testing. Twenty percent of the in-person population at school will be tested each week. Consent forms must be on file for all students and staff to be tested. Students with no consent forms on file will NOT be allowed to participate in in-person learning. Families can submit consent using their NYC Schools Account (NYCSA) or download and submit a paper copy using this LINK.

New School Hours

Students will have 5.5 hours of instruction each day.

  • School Starts: 8:30 AM 

  • Dismissal: 2:00 PM

You may view our 2020 - 2021 Bell Schedule here.

Important Links

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Key Contacts

If you would like additional information regarding City Knoll Middle School’s COVID-19 Response Plan please contact Ms. Kerr, Principal at kkerr@schools.nyc.gov

If you have questions regarding Metrocards, busing, or general questions, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Sabrina Melendez, at Smelendez13@schools.nyc.gov

If you have questions regarding registration or any pupil accounting concerns, please contact our school secretary, Tracie Fields, at Tfields2@schools.nyc.gov

Health and Safety Precautions

The health and safety of our City Knoll Middle School students and staff is paramount therefore, we have established the following safety measures to ensure everyone's safety.

While in the Building

All members of the City Knoll Middle School community (Staff, Students, Families), are expected to follow the safety procedures outlined below in order to keep our students and staff safe.

Precautions Taken by CKMS

In addition to requiring everyone to wear a mask, wash their hands, and maintain social distance, City Knoll Middle School, following the recommendation of our local health authorities,  is taking the following actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and other illnesses.

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For all inquiries, please call our main office between the hours of 8am-3pm: 212-492-9062 or email us at cityknollms@gmail.com

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