Key updates from Seattle Public Schools – updated 3/29/2021

By now you have received several important updates from Seattle Public Schools about the opportunity to return to in-person classrooms at Bryant this spring.  We’d like to call out several important resources for families.  All students, remote or in-person/hybrid, will be facing some changes in April.  Please let Bryant PTSA board members know how we can help you find information and support students.   

  • 2021 In-person learning plan: Update to Stage 2 Remote/Phased Return outlined on this SPS page
      • March 29 – 31: We are in the asynchronous learning period.  Educators are receiving health and safety trainings and preparing classrooms for students.
      • April 5: New Kindergarten to 5th grade hybrid in-person and remote learning models go into effect.
      • New Illustrative schedules have been shared by SPS for reference.
    • New Bell Times: The school board has approved a new bell schedule for Elementary and K-8 schools: After the asynchronous learning period, on April 1st, all classes will start at 8:00 a.m. daily and will remain at this earlier time through the end of the school year for remote classrooms.  The following hybrid schedule will go into effect for in-person classrooms: 
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 
    • Morning Block: 8 – 10:45 a.m.
    • Afternoon Block: 11:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: All students will be remote.
  • Please refer to the SPS website for the full schedule and updates.  
  • Transportation: Yellow bus transportation services for in-person learning will be limited.  Please refer to the SPS website for the latest information. 
    • The 2021-2022 School Year calendar has been posted here.  Note: Kindergarten and Preschool first day changed to Thursday, September 9th.  First through Twelfth grades will start on September 1st.
  • Bryant updates: Principal Marshall and Assistant Principal Snookal will host an information session on Wed, March 31st at 6pm-7pm on Teams.

-Bryant PTSA