Bard Bulldog Reopening Update

March 22

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Happy to Have You Back

Bard, Families,

We are thrilled to welcome our students back to campus for in-person learning.

The first day of instruction for Transitional Kindergarten(TK), Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Self Contained Classroom for Specialized Programs in TK-5 will be March 29

The first day of instruction for grades 2,3,4, and 5th will be after Spring Break, April 19.

We feel confident that we are prepared to receive our students back for a two-day-a-week in-person instruction, four days for some classrooms that can accommodate 4ft apart social distancing. Four days for Self-Contained Classroom for Specialized Programs in TK-5. Please review the Reopening Safety Summary listed below. It contains information about:

Student arrival and dismissal

Nutrition Times

Passing Periods

Health Screening

Classroom Configuration

Cleaning Protocol

Student Classroom Materials

Bell Schedule etc.

Friday-Remote Learning Days

We will have two student cohorts, Group A and Group B. Group A will have in-person instruction on Monday and Wednesdays, Group B will have in-person instruction on Tuesday and Thursday. Fridays will be remote learning days with 30-minute of live interaction. At-risk students will be attending four days per week in classrooms where 4ft social distancing is feasible.

Spring Break is from April 5-16.

Please remember we are here to support you and your student. Don't hesitate to call or email us with any questions or concerns.


Mirta Alcantar

School Principal

Entrance and Exit School Map for In Person instruction

Please be aware, there will only be one entrance for in-person instruction to insure proper student screening for the exception of the Self Contained Classroom Specialized Programs

Free Meal Program Survey

If you are interested in your child receiving two free meals when they are in in-person instruction please complete the survey.

Ms. Laura Garcia

Ms. Garcia's Schedule for Self Contained Classrooms( Specialized Program )for in-person instruction is four days per week, 8:00 am-12 pm
Second Grade Schedule

The 2nd-grade dual language classrooms will be able to accommodate the two cohorts for four days a week in-person instruction.