Learning Recovery & Extended Learning Plan
In February Governor DeWine asked schools to design plans that would help students advance and make up for any learning that may have been delayed or lost because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following is the current Plan for Franklinton High School, Columbus Ohio. (Full Plan Here)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ NONDISCRIMINATION
Franklinton Preparatory Academy Board policy of nondiscrimination extends to students, staff, job applicants, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business. The Board does not permit discriminatory practices and views harassment as a form of discrimination. (Full Policy Here)
Remote Learning Plan
Delivery of instruction will take place both in-person and/or remotely depending on the COVID-19 Risk Level Assessment from Franklin County (see attached graphic). FHS teachers and students will follow a hybrid schedule with half of the students attending in-person instruction for 2 days per week and accessing Google Classrooms, online discussion platforms, and virtual interaction platforms the remaining 3 days (see attached schedule). All instruction will be delivered by FHS teaching staff and will follow the Viable Curriculum designed collaboratively with teachers and administration.
Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan
Franklinton High School will comply with all local, state, and federal guidelines, including those of the Center for Disease Control, with respect to implementing health and safety protocols within the school, taking into account the vaccination levels of our school population. We will use these guidelines to inform our policies around the following areas:
FHS School Community Policy
What it Means to be a Part of Our FHS COMMUNITY
FHS students will demonstrate academic performance, build positive relationships and enjoy meaningful lives now and after high school graduation (Full Policy Here)
In February Governor DeWine asked schools to design plans that would help students advance and make up for any learning that may have been delayed or lost because of the coronavirus pandemic. The following is the current Plan for Franklinton High School, Columbus Ohio.
Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan
School Progressive Discipline Policy
Franklinton High School's Progressive Discipline Policy includes behavior expectations, and consequences of misbehavior; and describes polices regarding expulsion, suspension, exclusion, due process, and discipline for students with disabilities. These policies are public and are provided to each FHS student and family. (Full Policy Here)
Prohibited Forms of Discipline Policy
The Franklinton High School Board expects administration, faculty, and staff to use counseling, referral, and communication with parents to promote appropriate positive student behavior. (Full Policy Here)
Anti-discrimination, Anti Harassment, Anti Bullying
The Governing Authority encourages the promotion of positive interpersonal relations between members of the school community that is conducive to academic learning, extra-curricular learning, and the development of healthy human relationships. The Governing Authority is committed to providing a safe, positive, productive, and nurturing learning and working environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, including bullying, physical harm, or emotional harm for all its students, and its employees. This policy is inclusive and offers protections regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, immigration status, immigration status of parents or guardians, limited English skills, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, economic status, homeless status, migrant status, age, marital status, pregnancy or disability/ handicap.
(Full Policy Here) (Training Materials Here)
Smart Phone/Mobile Device Policy
FHS embraces the use of technology in learning. Based on the best research currently available, however, it is clear that the over-use of Smart Phones is negatively impacting student learning and has become an addictive distraction for many students. Last year, FHS instituted a Smart-Phone policy that is simple and supportive. (Full Policy Here)
This policy applies to all technology resources in use by FHS students. It includes but is not limited to computers, FHS's Wireless Internet Network, access, phones, video equipment, copy machines, e-mail addresses and information storage. (Full Policy Here)
The school maintains custody of extensive educational and personal information about each of its students. This information is needed to meet Ohio’s school enrollment and attendance requirements, and is used by school staff for educational decision making. These records shall be readily available to appropriate school personnel, to parents and/or students, and yet shall be protected as confidential information.
The Board supports the right of the community to know about the programs and services of the school and makes efforts to disseminate appropriate information. The school administrator is authorized and expected to keep the school’s community informed about school programs and activities. The official minutes of the Board, its written policies, its financial records, and all other public records are open for inspection in the school office during the hours when those offices are open.