COVID-19 Closure Timeline

  • Below is our timeline from the time Governor Jay Inslee announced a statewide school closure to the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

    COVID Closure Timeline

    Timeline details:

    March 13, 2020: Governor announces statewide school closure

    March 16, 2020: GSD staff reported to work and closed their classes

    March 17-March 27 & April 6, 2020: District non-work days (10 days)

    March 18, 2020: Started delivery of breakfast and lunches to the Grandview community.

    • Food served both at several building sites and bus routes
    • 2,500 breakfast and 2,500 lunches served daily

    March 23-April 24, 2020: Mailed home weekly resource materials for all K-12 students

    March 30-June 17, 2020: Childcare offered to essential employees living in Grandview

    March 30-April 3, 2020: Spring Break No School. Meal delivery continued

    March 31-April 15, 2020: Administered a Staff and Student Technology Survey- 83% of homes had reliable internet connection

    April 7-April 24, 2020: GSD staff return to work

    • Staff start to connect with students and family and answer questions about resource packets mailed to all students.
    • Follow-up with families to complete the technology survey and identify households that technology deficit
    • No new learning during this period.

    April 13-May 12, 2020: Deployment of Devices in preparation of launching distance learning

    • April 13-17: Deployed devices to Grandview High School students
    • April 20-24: Deployed devices to Grandview Middle School students
    • April 28-30: Deployed devices to students grades 3rd-5th
    • May 5-6: Deployed devices to students grades 2nd-3rd
    • May 12: Deployed devices to PreK students and any student who still needed a device

    April 27-June 19, 2020: 6-12 Distance learning started and continued for remainder of the 2019-2020 school year

    May 4-June 17, 2020: PK-5 Distance Learning started and continued for remainder of the 2019-2020 school year

    May 8, 2020: GSD Virtual Professional Development Day. Training on using the Core 4 for distance learning. Parapros attended on-line Fundamental Course of Study training.

    June 13, 2020: Grandview High School Graduation

    June 18-June 19, 2020: Staff Professional Development





    Revised 5.26.20