COVID-19 Update Center
Click to read about CCA's health safety plans for 2020-2021.
Our summer hours of operation will be Tuesday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Brittany Rivas, CCA's secretary, will be able to assist you with questions or to make payments. We will continue to keep our front doors locked, but to the right of the doors we have a doorbell/camera that will notify us. If you are stopping by, we ask that you wear a face mask. Our staff will wear face masks when interacting with those who come on our campus.
Many are wondering what next school year will look like. As we know, things can change quickly, but we will do our best in keeping students, faculty and families safe. We invite you to join us in praying over our 2020-2021 school year. Looking at our enrollment, we know it is by God's blessing that our enrollment is strong, thank you for trusting us in these times. Our faculty is looking forward to a safe, successful and enriched school year.
Here is a high-level view of what we know right now, as we continue to work on the details:
- Daily health screenings will be required for faculty, students, visitors.
- As directed by the Washington State Health Department, cloth face masks will be worn by students, faculty and visitors. These will be a part of our school supply lists for students.
- Hand washing will be integrated more times throughout the school day for all grade levels and faculty.
- Our playground will be open to students and we will follow suggested cleaning procedures with it.
- Hot lunch will be served, but how it is served and our lunch procedures will look a little different.
- Our cleaning and disinfecting procedures will follow what our local and state health departments suggest.
Being back at our building and face-to-face for school is exciting and we look forward to a successful year. Please reach out if you have further questions and I would be happy to speak with you.
Stephanie Gates, Principal
CLICK TO VIEW 2019-2020 DISTANCE LEARNING COMMUNICATIONS.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Washington K-12 schools closed as of March 17 for the remainder of the school year. During this period of closure, CCA continued to provide excellent instruction through Distance Learning for all K-12 students.
We recognized the significant impact this extended closure would have on our entire community, students, families, and staff. Closing mid-year was unprecedented. We also acknowledge the anxiety this caused many of our students and we recognize the burden that was placed on our staff and working families.
We remained in regular contact with local and state officials to ensure that the needs of our school community were addressed and we worked in partnership with the Upper Columbia Conference Department of Education as well as the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Information was updated regularly on this Update Center page, and shared through school-wide email communications.
On Tuesday, March 17, all CCA students began Distance Learning. Teachers of grades 4-12 utilized digital resources including Google Classroom and Google Meet for teaching and provided lectures, discussion, and instruction, via both live feed and recorded video. Teachers of grades K-3 prepared paper packets and other electronically delivered communications for ongoing student learning. Pick up and drop off of paper materials took place on Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CCA Cafeteria. Weekly Distance Learning email updates were sent to all families.
We value the health and well-being of our students, staff and families. We are sharing this information so you are aware and can help reduce the spread of infection. Preventing the spread of the coronavirus is the same as preventing the spread of a cold, influenza, and other respiratory viruses. Symptoms of the illness are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. This virus can spread from person-to-person and the number of cases detected in the United States and many other countries is growing. Please look below for specific information about personal prevention methods.