To view the below plan information in PDF format, click here.
Per current guidelines from NYSED and DOH, the district cannot meet all requirements to allow full in-person instruction for all students. The district can accommodate hybrid or remote instruction models under the current guidance. Students will follow a typical bell schedule under the hybrid model. Visit the Teaching and Learning section for more information.
The district calendar will be altered to have four (4) days of professional development on Sept. 8-11 for staff to receive additional training to prepare for their students return. The first day of instruction for students will be Sept. 14.
For information about how school scheduling information will be communicated to students, families and staff members, visit the Communication/Family and Community Engagement section.
Field trips, inter-group events, and extracurricular activities will be canceled through January 1, 2021. The district will reassess this decision at that time.
Further information will be acquired by the Gates Chili Central School District Athletic Director with guidance from the state regarding the reopening of school sports.
The district will utilize technology and educational websites for the purpose of virtual field trips.