As part of the restoration efforts taking place this week, the lockers located in the affected areas were cleaned out so that the Restore Core restoration team can begin the process of sanitizing those lockers and returning items that were not damaged by the flood. All porous materials, which include but may not be limited to books, papers, notebooks, binders, folders, instructional materials and additional school supplies that were stored on the bottom half of the affected lockers and therefore, made contact with flood water, were discarded. All perishable food items found in the affected lockers were discarded as well. Clothing, footwear and other textiles found were sent to be professionally dry-cleaned and will be returned to students. Items stored on the top shelf of the affected lockers were not discarded, as the water did not rise to that level or cause damage to those items.
District owned materials, including textbooks, workbooks, Chromebooks that were removed from student lockers have been inventoried and replacement items are being ordered. We will notify teachers of those students in their classes whose instructional materials were lost so that they can provide temporary replacements or make alternate arrangements for students to complete assignment.
The Administrative Team and custodial staff in conjunction with the Restore Core restoration team are currently in the process of determining which hallways and areas will be accessible to students when they return to school. If your child’s locker is located in an area of the building that is still not accessible upon return to school, we will ensure that the items found in those lockers are returned to your child. On Monday morning, students will report to their homerooms, where they will be apprised of the process for obtaining their belongings. Thank you.