Forest Hills Plans for A Safe Return To School **Updated 11/23/20**

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As we get closer to the start of a new school year, Forest Hills is working toward the safe and healthy return of students to face to face instruction.  As with all schools in the state of Oregon, we are watching the metrics published by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to determine what model we will use.  As soon as the metrics show us that face to face learning is safe and permitted, we will return to that model.  Until that time, Forest Hills will engage in comprehensive, distance education.

In order for Kindergarten through 6th grade to return to face to face instruction, the county case rate must be below 100 cases per 100,000 people for two consecutive weeks.  Additionally, the county test positivity rate must be below 8%.  Here are the metrics for the past two weeks.  (Updated 11/23/2020)

11/01 – 11/17 11/08 – 11/21
Washington County Rate 12.3% 7.6%
Per 100,000 cases (2 wk avg) 260.3 313.2

*For 7th and 8th grade return to face to face, K-6 must first demonstrate that they are safely back in school.  When K-6 are safely back, 7th and 8th can join shortly after.

As you seek to learn more about our school, please feel free to read through our COVID-19 documents posted below.

Forest Hills Operational Blueprint
COVID-19 Procedural Manual  **Updated 11/9/2020**
Forest Hills Remote Learning Standards

**Updated on 8/21/2020**

Based on updates provided by the Oregon Department of Education that allow for limited, on-site instruction, each level of learners at Forest Hills will be able to be on site for a short period of time each week.  The following documents outline the schedule for each level of learners.

Remote Learning Addendum for Primary Students
Remote Learning Addendum for Intermediate Students
Remote Learning Addendum for Middle School Students

If you have any questions regarding our Return to School plans or documents, please contact Mike Schiemann, Principal at