As the City League prepares to start fall athletics (volleyball, tennis, football, soccer and cross country), a number of new safety measures have been implemented because of COVID-19. They are:
- Only parents or guardians of student athletes who are on the roster, as well as home team cheerleaders and band members, will be provided with tickets and admitted to the game
- No tickets will be sold to other students or spectators
- Limited concessions will be available at some events
- All people in attendance must wear face coverings at all times while attending athletic events at any TPS school, stadium or gymnasium
- Social distancing must be practiced at all times while attending athletic events at any TPS school, stadium or gymnasium
- People displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 are asked not to attend athletic events
These measures have been adopted to keep Toledo Public Schools student athletes and staff members safe.
TPS administrators are continuing to provide students and parents with updates related to the 2020-21 school year.
This Saturday, October 3, a virtual meeting will be held for student athletes and their parents to share information regarding winter sports.
The meeting, set for 10 a.m., will be held via Zoom. Here is the link and passcode: Winter Athletics Parent Meeting; Passcode: 590033
Topics will include: athletic timeline, OHSSA and Health Department regulations and student forms.
Participants will have the opportunity to submit questions during the meeting, which will be monitored. Answers will be given during the meeting if possible or they will be posted to the district website.
Please click on your school below to download the packet for winter sports:
Toledo Public Schools will be switching from Red Light status to Yellow Light status, starting in mid October.
This means students will attend school for in-person instruction two days a week and will continue online learning two days a week. Students will be divided into A and B groups, with the A group in classrooms on Mondays and Thursdays and the B group attending on Tuesdays and Fridays. Wednesdays will continue to be an intervention day for students and their teachers.
All social distancing and other safety protocols WILL BE enforced for both students and staff members.
The timeline for students to return to school is as follows:
Monday, October 12: All PreK through second grade students
Monday, October 26: All third through twelfth grade students
Along with serving as an intervention day, Wednesday will be the day for TPS staff members to complete Professional Development. That day will also give the building cleaning crews the opportunity to deep clean all locations - beyond the sanitization that will take place during the day and after school hours.
A number of health hygiene protocols will be mandated for all students and staff members, including daily temperature checks and wearing face coverings.
Schools will be communicating to families on whether their children are in the A or B group, wbut here is a calendar that shows when the groups will be in their classrooms: A/B Student Attendance Calendar
To learn more about the district's Responsible Reopening plan, go to: https://www.tps.org/reopen
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced an Ohio Department of Health order on August 27th that required K-12 schools to establish a mechanism for parents and guardians to report confirmed cases of COVID-19 among their children.
In that order is the responsibility of each district to make public the non-identifying information about positive COVID-19 cases.
The district will update this section of the website each week with its latest information: TPS COVID-19 Report
One note: The district is currently in the Red Light status, meaning that all students are taking online classes - so this report only shows the numbers of employees who have been quarantined or isolated due to COVID-19.
Families that have signed up for free food delivery starting on Tuesday, September 8, should check here for the day and route stops for their learning community: Full Food Delivery Schedule
Each day, the TPS bus fleet will be used to deliver a week's worth of meals to families who sign up for the meals. Here is the schedule of days: Daily Schedule
One note: this food delivery service by TPS bus drivers is open to ALL children in Toledo, no matter where they attend school. If a family is unclear about their pick up site, they should call the nearest TPS school. All numbers can be found at www.tps.org
Families can still register for this service: Food Service Form
To learn what food is planned for each day, click here: Nutrislice or download the Nutrislice app in the Apple or Google Play stores.
The district is starting the 2020-2021 school year in the Red Light status, meaning students will remain at home and have all online classes. The first day of virtual learning for students in grades first through twelfth grade is Tuesday, September 8; kindergartners will start virtual learning on Monday, September 14.