Session 1: June 7-30
Session 2: July 7-30
COVID-19 Protocols for Explore
SPS remains committed to protecting the wellness of students and staff.
- Wearing face coverings at school will be required for students and staff during the second session of Explore. Face coverings will also be required while riding the school bus.
- Individuals directly exposed to COVID-19 at school will be required to quarantine at home for 10 days. Others who may have experienced secondary exposure will be required to mask at school and to monitor for symptoms.
- Those who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 will not be required to quarantine, unless symptomatic.
- Modified quarantine after exposure will no longer be offered as an option.
In consultation with Springfield-Greene County Health Department, SPS will monitor COVID-19 conditions during the summer and make any necessary modifications.
- Online registration is going on now.
- June and July sessions: Elementary and middle school students can choose virtual or seated classes. High school is virtual only.
- Explore hours:
- Seated elementary hours are 8:50 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. (except for Pershing which will follow middle school hours).
- Seated middle school hours are 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Classes that include field trips as part of the course may be altered to exclude field trips due to COVID-19.
- Attendance Boundary Map
- For eligible students to receive bus transportation on the first day of seated classes, you must register by April 15 for Session 1 and by May 15 for Session 2. If you are planning to ride the bus please be aware of these safety procedures that will help ensure the health and well being of all bus riders.
- Breakfast and lunch will be offered daily at each Explore site. All students at every site will be able to eat free during June and July.
- Grab and Go meals will be provided, at select sites, to students learning virtual during the month of June. Learn more here.
- Notice of Nondiscrimination
Non-SPS Students Enrolling in Explore
Non-SPS students wanting to register for Explore must first complete the online application for enrollment to receive a student ID. Please follow special instructions here. Once completed, the student's immunization record and health inventory form should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 523-1695. Non-SPS students can begin the online application enrollment process Feb. 1, 2021.