APS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students throughout the entire school day. In accordance with CDC and VDH guidance, we will continue to protect students’ health and safety during meals.
Lunchtime Health and Safety Procedures
Every school will consistently implement the following health and safety measures during lunch:
- Cafeteria or other dining spaces and frequently touched surfaces will be regularly and thoroughly cleaned by custodial staff between mealtimes.
- Students will be provided with opportunities to wash their hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer before and after eating. Time will be provided for handwashing and sanitizer will be readily available for student use.
Arlington Science Focus School: Dining Protocols
INSIDE DINING: Students will dine inside in the following location: the multi-purpose/cafeteria. Every class will have 3 tables to use to afford comfort and distance during eating. Hand sanitizer will be available, and students are encouraged to wash their hands in the classroom before entering the cafeteria.