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Updated state guidance allows Community Education to re-open some programs, in-person.

Anoka-Hennepin Community Education is operating in alignment with the Anoka-Hennepin Schools, following updated guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

The district plans to bring elementary school students back in a rolling start beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19. Learn more about how the guidance allows the ability for some community education programs to re-open, in-person:

Adventures Plus school-age care
Traditional before- and after-school child care contracts in place for the 2020-21 school year will be effective Tuesday, Jan. 19 for students in grades K-2, and Monday, Feb. 1 for students in grades 3-5. Families who were originally enrolled in Adventures Plus before- and after-school care will receive an update with more detail.
 
Community Schools (youth classes and activities) and middle school athletics
Some recreational activities such as sports sampler classes, will be offered again for students in preschool-middle school, beginning on varied dates after Jan. 4. Participants must wear face coverings at all times, and practice social distancing in alignment with StaySafeMN guidelines. Community Education will continue offering in-person enrichment programs for children up to grade eight. View health and safety protocols for in-person Community Education programs for youth.
 
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE)
ECFE programs will re-open for in-person classes beginning Jan. 19. Learn more about health and safety in early learning classrooms. Registration for the winter season begins Dec. 30 for in-district residents. Online options are still offered as an alternative for families based on comfortability.
 
Preschool
Anoka-Hennepin Schools Preschool students will be able to return to school Tuesday, Jan. 19, with students attending their traditionally scheduled class days. (The program will no longer follow a hybrid schedule.) Learn more about health and safety in early learning classrooms.
 
Facility use
Community use of school facilities will resume Jan. 4 in alignment with state health and safety guidelines.
 
Adult learning classes and activities
The adult learning program will continue offering classes and activities both only and in-person, based on participants comfort level. In-person programs are following health and safety recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Learn more about health and safety for in-person adult learning programs.

Aquatics

Roosevelt Community Pool will continue to suspend aquatic programming following the state Executive Order 20-103, specifying COVID-19 Guidance for Public Pools and Aquatic Facilities. We hope and plan to re-open for the winter season Jan. 11, 2021. Aquatic registration for the winter season is open, and swimmers may “register now, pay later,” for their convenience. Participants enrolled in aquatic programs that were previously scheduled to begin before Jan. 11 will be contacted regarding any schedule adjustments.

 

 

View health and safety protocols, and past updates for all community education programs at ahschools.us/COVID-19_CommEd.