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Safe Start 2020: Webb's Reopening Plan

Safe Start 2020: Webb's Reopening Plan

Dear Parents and Students,

Greetings from a very busy Webb campus! In this update of our Safe Start 2020:  Webb’s Reopening Plan, you will see some updates in each area of the plan, and you will see that we have added a section for our international students. 

One of the areas that many of you are highly interested in and continues to be a political hot button is when to wear masks. While you will not yet see much more detail on this important issue, I want you to know we continue to research and discuss the timing and spaces that are most effective for the wearing of masks. It is clear that we will require students and adults to wear masks in some places at certain times, but we have not worked out all those details. More details will come in our next update. 

Additionally, while it is our intent to have our boarding and day students in person, should Governor Lee mandate that we go to online classes sometime this fall, we anticipate keeping our boarding department open even if we have to go back to online classes; this plan is much like the one that Harvard University announced as its plan for the 2020-21 school year.

In closing, please make sure you take a look at the adjusted daily and weekly schedule that is part of this update. Should you have questions about this, please do not hesitate to reach out to Dean of Academics and Arts Nicole Taucare.

Wishing each of you a blessed weekend, and for our 8th graders, seniors, and their families, a happy graduation.


Kenneth C. Cheeseman
Head of School