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The health and safety of students and all members of the school 'ohana is the top priority at the Academy. The school, its administration, faculty and staff are closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) and adapt to take active steps to ensure the safety of the school community. The information below details the school's policies and procedures in place and updates to ensure optimum protection and safety for students, faculty and staff, as well as the extended 'ohana.

After the extended Spring Break, which was based on guidelines provided by Hawai'i Catholic Schools, students in all grades return to classes on March 30 via the Academy's DISTANCE-LEARNING PROGRAM.

The Academy's DISTANCE LEARNING PLAN (DLP) was finalized by administration and faculty during the Spring Break period. Details and instructions for students and families were communicated via EDUCATE this past week and are available via the tab below.

Operating under the revised guidelins from State and City government officials, no on-campus instruction or school activities will take place until April 30. 

The safety and providing an excellent educational experience for it's students remains the focus as the school modifies its practices. Thank you for  your understanding as the changing situation is monitored, evolves and is navigated and a community.

UPDATED: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 STUDENT AND FAMILY TRAVEL
Travel is an important part of the Academy educational experience, and as the situation regarding COVID-19 has evolved, the Academy has carefully evaluated the situation. Keeping the health and safety of students, faculty and staff and the entire school community in focus, the school has implemented the following procedures for foreign and domestic travel for students and faculty and staff.

SCHOOL-SPONSORED TRAVEL
> School-sponsored travel by students, faculty and staff to the mainland United States or internationally is cancelled or postponed through the end of this academic year

> Currently, inter-island travel is still scheduled and will be evaluated as the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves

STUDENT AND FAMILY PERSONAL TRAVEL
For future personal travel outside of Hawai’i, students and their families are encouraged to review and follow the official travel advisories by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), particularly Level 2 and Level 3 countries and its recommendations for things to consider before traveling in the continental United States, especially to areas experiencing community spread of the virus

As of March 12, 2020, all students and their families are required to inform the school of all previous trips outside of Hawai’i and travel planned outside of the Islands – prior to trip dates - through the end of the school year - REPORT TRAVEL

All students and families are also required to report contact with a family or household member or friends staying in the household who has traveled outside of Hawai’i since February 28 to the appropriate grade-level office:
>Students and families in grades Pre-School to six > NOTIFY OFFICE OF TRAVEL CONTACT NOW or 808.734.5058.ext. 255


> Students and families in grades seven to 12 > NOTIFY OFFICE OF TRAVEL CONTACT NOW  or 808.734.5058.ext. 221

If traveling, especially during Spring Break, note that conditions regarding COVID-19 and restrictions may change before or upon returning, especially within the United States
Based on conditions upon time of return, the Academy may require an appropriate quarantine period as a prerequisite to granting access to the school campus

FACULTY, STAFF AND FAMILY PERSONAL TRAVEL
For future personal travel outside of Hawai’i, faculty and staff members and their families are encouraged to review and follow the official travel advisories by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), particularly Level 2 and Level 3 countries and its recommendations for things to consider before traveling in the continental United States, especially to areas experiencing community spread of the virus


As of March 12, 2020, all faculty and staff members are required to inform the school of all previous trips outside of Hawai’i and travel planned outside of the Islands – prior to trip dates - through the end of the school year - REPORT FACULTY OR STAFF TRAVEL


All faculty and staff members are also required to report contact with a family or household member or friends staying in the household who has traveled outside of Hawai’i since February 28 - REPORT TRAVEL CONTACT


If traveling, especially during Spring Break, note that conditions regarding COVID-19 and restrictions may change before or upon returning, especially within the United States



Based on conditions upon time of return, the Academy may require an appropriate quarantine period as a prerequisite to granting access to the school campus

*The Academy reserves the right to restrict access to campus or require an appropriate quarantine period as a prerequisite for gaining access to the school campus