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Welcome! This page was created to keep families & community informed about the CCPS COVID-19 Response and Recovery Plan and details related to in-person and virtual learning.
Please check back for information, or email [email protected] with questions or suggestions for content. 

Frequently Asked Questions

School or District Closure

In-School Learning

Virtual Learning

Academics

Special Populations

Contact Information

General Information

For specific questions, please contact your child's school.

For general questions, please email [email protected] or [email protected].

Technical Support 

Email support: [email protected]

Phone support: 410-479-1464

Directions for iPad & Laptop WiFi and Login

phone and email graphicIf you are not receiving email or phone calls from your school and the district, please contact the school office to provide or update your contact information. Having the correct information in PowerSchool is critical to receiving calls and emails from the school via School Messenger.

COVID-19 Response

The CCPS COVID-19 Case Response Plan details protocols for a suspected or positive case of COVID-19 in any of our buildings.

We also have a Positive Case Report page which details the communication protocols and shares current positive case numbers.

The COVID-19 Response Plan follows the guidance provided by the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland State Department of Education in Response to a Laboratory Confirmed Case of COVID-19 and Persons with COVID-19-like Illness in Schools (updated 11/13/20) and MSDE's COVID-19 Guidance for Maryland Schools (updated 11/13/20).

How-To Resources

Social Emotional Wellness

Caroline is committed to supporting families and meeting students’ mental health and social emotional needs. This includes:

  • Professional Development opportunities for staff on social emotional learning and mental health supports for students
  • Access to professional school counselors and other support staff in all phases of the recovery plan
  • Continued implementation of Student Support teams with regard to attendance, behavior, and academic performance
  • Community Partnerships:
    • Caroline County Health Department, Choptank Community Health, For All Seasons, Inc., and Corsica River in preparation for returning students and staff
    • Caroline County Recreation and Parks is exploring out-of-school time opportunities to support student learning and social emotional well-being

School Based Mental Health Centers Information

School Based Health Centers

Choptank Health School Based Health Centers are open! Care may be provided through office, video and telephone visits. Common medical concerns and illnesses can be addressed during visits and/or with a follow-up visit in a Choptank office only when necessary.

Reasons for a visit could include:

  • well child checks
  • medication refills
  • COVID-19 symptoms/testing
  • cold and allergy symptoms
  • asthma and breathing problems
  • stomachaches
  • headaches
  • rashes and other skin complaints
  • minor injuries
  • other common complaints

To schedule an appointment, please call:

Denton Elementary: 667-248-8030

Federalsburg Elementary: 410-754-5857

Greensboro Elementary: 410-482-9148

Preston Elementary: 667-238-8050

Ridgely Elementary: 410-634-9153

Colonel Richardson Middle: 410-754-9580

Lockerman Middle: 410-479-3075

Colonel Richardson High: 410-754-0750

North Caroline High: 410-479-4653

Recovery Plan

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November Recovery Plan Update

as of November 20, 2020, when reviewed at the Board of Education Work Session

Recovery Plan Update as of October 20, 2020, when reviewed at the Board of Education Work Session

Recovery Plan Update as of September 15, 2020, when reviewed at the Board of Education Work Session

Final Recovery Plan as of August 14, 2020 when submitted to the Maryland State Department of Education

School Meals

CCPS Food Services provides free breakfast and lunch to Caroline County children ages 1–18 through a USDA grant. Families needing to either start service for children or discontinue their current service should call CCPS Food Services at 410-479-3261.

Delivery Schedule for Distance Learning Students

  • Mondays: Enough meals for two (2) days will be delivered
  • Wednesdays: Enough meals for three (3) days will be delivered
  • There will be no deliveries on days that schools are closed.
  • Any changes to the current schedule will be communicated to families.
  • Also included in the delivery:  Dinner meals and fun activities for children

Meal Service for Students in the School Buildings – Students who are in the school buildings will receive free meals under the USDA program.

While meals for all children are currently free, families who normally fill out Free and Reduced Meal Benefit applications should still complete and turn in the application. Meal benefit applications affect school programs such as Title 1, Maryland Meals for Achievement and other initiatives that benefit children.

Technology

  • Students needing devices (laptops, iPads) for distance learning should contact the school directly.
  • Students identified as lacking home internet access will be provided a space in the school building to enable participation in distance learning. Families should contact the school directly for this accommodation.
  • Families and caregivers supporting students with distance learning will have access to technical support contacts (as shown below).
  • How-To Videos (above, under How-To) on a variety of topics are available, and additional videos will be shared as needed.

Directions for iPad & Laptop WiFi and Login

CCPS Kajeet Smartspot Instructions
English   |  Spanish  |   Haitian Creole

Basic Technology Device & Platform Directions
English   |  Spanish  |   Haitian Creole

Technical Support Contact:

Email support: [email protected]

Phone support: 410-479-1464

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transportation

Transportation is provided in Phases 2-6. Reducing the risk of exposure to Covid-19 by implementing protocols that support the health and safety of students and staff is an important part of reopening schools.

Protocols include:

  • Bus routes may be changed to accommodate health and safety considerations.
  • Families will be asked to pre-screen students for symptoms of illness prior to going to the bus stop.
  • Face coverings are required for students and staff on the bus.
  • Students are limited to one person per seat, with the exception of siblings.
  • Bus cleaning protocols have been developed that include morning and afternoon sanitizing, and more frequent cleaning of high-touch areas.
  • Social distancing will be encouraged at pick-up and drop-off points.