As part of our planning efforts for the 2021-22 school year, IUSD middle schools will transition to common bell schedules – utilizing seven periods in a block schedule format – with an anchor day on Mondays during which students will attend all periods. Please see the bell schedule chart below for reference which also includes an 8:30 a.m., or later, start time and a common end time each day of the week.
For IVA middle school next year, we will provide a more detailed schedule of how this schedule will work at IVA as IVA will remain a 100% virtual school.
This common schedule will support the transition back to in-person instruction five days per week, giving schools the flexibility to meet students’ needs by building in Social Emotional Learning (SEL) time through advisement/homeroom, interventions provided during the school day. The schedule also allows our schools to transition to a hybrid model in the unlikely event that the pandemic necessitates a return to cohort safety protocols.
For IVA middle school next year, we will provide a more detailed schedule of how this schedule will work at IVA. Thank you for your partnership during this past year and as we prepare for a brand new school year. We will provide you with updates when new information becomes available.