This is to provide information on the district’s current plan for calamity days, in the event the district would need to close based on a weather-related event during the 2020-2021 school year.
Springboro Schools, as well as all Ohio districts and schools, are on hour-based, not day-based, schedules during the school year. As a result, there are not “calamity days” in Springboro Schools. Instead, Springboro Schools’ has scheduled “excess” hours above the minimum number of hours required to accommodate weather-related situations that delay or cancel school. Hours missed above the required minimum do not have to be made up.
While the State of Ohio no longer requires using the term “calamity days,” Springboro Schools feels as though the number of hours missed due to weather-related events, is best communicated when presented in “days.” Therefore, should the district be closed due to a weather-related event for -
One (1) to Three (3) Days
No assignment work will be required, No remote learning for all grade levels (PreK - 12)
This applies to both Model A and Model B students
Four (4) Days and Beyond
Full Remote for all grade levels (PreK - 12). Teachers will communicate lessons/assignments directly. This process will mirror the district’s Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2020 full remote days.
Given our current setup, with both Model A (in-person) and Model B (at-home/virtual) students, this will be the process for calamity days. If this setup were to change, details about how this could affect calamity days will be further communicated to families.
We appreciate your understanding, and realize the possible need for further explanation on the State of Ohio’s hour-based schedules during the school year. Should you have questions related to weather-related closings, please visit our Calamity Days FAQ webpage. Also, as always, feel free to contact your school building directly.