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  • Preparing for the Opening of the

    2020-2021 School Year P.R.E.P..






    • Decide how your child will attend school





    • w  Visit duvalschools.org for big picture and general questions
    • Review attached guidelines




    • No action needed if attending face-to-face
    • July 31 is the deadline to enroll in Duval HomeRoom
    • Parents may change enrollment selection at the end of the grading period
    • Sign up for bus transportation (Registration is required) beginning July 20.
    • Download apps (FOCUS and Class Dojo)




    • Wearing face coverings in 30-minute increments
    • Waiting at 6-foot distance in public
    • Frequent hand washing
    • Avoid touching non-personal items
    • Drive through the car line, locate the bus stop, walk to the school


    Arrival Procedures

    • Car riders will use the car loop only (same as last year).
    • Walkers should use the front school entrance. School personnel will guide students to the correct
    • Parents may not walk students beyond the sidewalk due to social distancing


    Class Assignments

    • Parents choosing to enroll in Duval HomeRoom must do so by Friday, July 31st
    • Enrollment decisions are a 9-week (grading period)
    • Parents may choose to return to face-to-face learning for the 2nd grading period.
    • Parents may access FOCUS Tuesday, August 4 to determine TEMPORARY classroom (face to face) assignments.
    • Classroom assignments are not permanent until after the fall budget is settled.
    • Students enrolled in Duval HomeRoom will not receive a class assignment until they return to school full time

    Dismissal Options

    Transportation changes can only be made by calling the school or sending a note to the teacher. The deadline to make changes is 12:00 p.m.


    ·        Car Riders

    Parents/Guardians must have a car tag to pick up students in the car rider line. Car rider dismissal begins at 3:15 p.m. Parents are required to change the dismissal option if the student is not met on time. This is to ensure the safety of all students.


    ·        Bus Riders

    Parents must sign in to FOCUS to register their children to ride the bus. Registration will open July 20. Students will be released to the bus loading zone as their bus arrives.


    ·        Neighborhood Walkers

    School personnel will verify the student is in the correct dismissal group daily and escort the group to the gate at the park side of the campus.



    Face Covering Expectations

    Students in grades 3-5 will receive one mask. The face coverings will remain in school. Parents will need to provide face coverings for student transition into the building and while riding the bus.

    Suggestion: Purchase a 5-day supply of washable masks for your child to wear during their transition into the building and during dismissal.

    Students will wear face coverings when…

    • Boarding bus
    • Entering building
    • During classroom time – school provided
    • Hallway transitions – school provided
    • Dismissal
    • Cafeteria line

    Field Trips

    Field trips are suspended until further notice.


    Orientation will occur virtually in Microsoft Teams Thursday, August 14 on the homeroom teacher’s page. Students will be added to Teams once classroom assignments are finalized.



    • The registration process is completed
    • Parents may bring supporting documents to the school after the online process is closed

    1.     Ring the buzzer

    2.     Staff will greet parent/guardian at the door to collect forms

    • Please register by Friday, July 31 to avoid the need for an appointment
    • Parents may deliver supporting documents by APPOINTMENT ONLY beginning Monday, August 3. Parents are still required to complete the initial process online. Parents must remain in their vehicles until their appointment time.


    School Apps

    ALL PARENTS will need the following (2) apps in order to effectively communicate throughout the year.

    1.     FOCUS – access is available once student registration is completed

    • Parents with active accounts do not require new registration
    • Determine your child’s teacher (Tuesday, August 4)
    • Check student grades and assignments
    • Check student attendance
    • Register for bus transportation
    • Register for Duval HomeRoom


    2.     Class Dojo – download needed for new parents only

    • Daily communication with teachers (replaces student agendas)
    • Receive weekly updates
    • Student conduct reports



          School Supplies

              Parents will need to send a small number of items daily in the student’s backpack during the first week of school. The supply list is listed on the school’s website


    Parents must sign in to FOCUS to register their children to ride the bus. Registration will open July 20.



    Visitors (parents and volunteers) are not permitted in the building at this time.




    Note to Students and Gaurdians 

    We want to thank you for your continued support during the 2019-2020 school year.   We could not be more pleased with the fidelity of instruction and support our teachers and staff have demonstrated through Duval Homeroom to ensure quality learning has continued for our students since our transition away from face to face learning. 

    Our teachers and staff truely miss that day to day interaction with the students and we miss THEM greatly, so we prepared a video for our students to share some love.  Please click on the picture to watch WE MISS YOU and enjoy!

    We Miss You!!!



    Principal Mrs. Shirley Winfrey and Mrs. Howard, Assistant Principal


    Shirley Winfrey

    Principal, Hyde Park School #77


    5300 Park St.

    Jacksonville, FL 32205


    Office: 904-381-3950 / Fax: 904-381-3954



    Proudly Reaching Independence Driven to Excellence!

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