Portland Jewish Academy is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community as well as the global community.
All students and staff are asked to wear face coverings with two or more layers that fit properly and snugly against the side of the face. Students will be asked to bring 3- 4 clean masks every day in a baggie. Every classroom will have disposable masks available to students as well. Gators, respirator masks, and bandanas are not acceptable.
Students will eat in their classroom or outside. Masks will be removed while eating. Social distancing will be maintained. There will not be any talking during lunch. Teachers will show a movie, play an audio book, etc.
Handwashing will take place before and after eating.
Microwaves will not be available for use. Please bring food that does not need to be reheated.
Students should be able to open all of their food containers without assistance.
Students will sit in the same seats for lunch as they do for learning. Desks will be cleaned before and after lunch. Once students are done eating they will put their masks back on.
Students should bring a water bottle to school each day. Fountains will only be used to refill water bottles.
General Studies, Hebrew, and Jewish Studies teachers, and Instructional Assistants will be in the classrooms teaching in person. Specialists and Support Services will continue, either in person or remotely.