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Pandemic Protocols


This page outlines Trinity's pandemic protocols for the 2022-2023 school year.
This page will be updates as new information becomes available.

Updated: August 7, 2022


Protocols for the 2022–2023 School Year

For the 2022–2023 school year, Trinity has modified many of its quarantine protocols. Masks are optional for all students and staff, indoors and outdoors. Anyone with a positive Covid test will need to quarantine for 5 days, and masking is required for 5 additional days after the 5-day quarantine due to a positive COVID test. If someone in the household tests positive for COVID, those who are asymptomatic may still come to school but must mask for 10 days after their last exposure.

Anyone who feels unwell is encouraged to remain at home and get tested. If you are symptomatic, a note of alternative diagnosis from a healthcare provider or a negative Covid test result is required to return to school. PCR testing is preferred; however, if you opt for antigen testing and symptoms persist, a second antigen test should be performed no less than 24 after the first.

The school will no longer communicate positive Covid cases to parents, nor will the school be conducting contact tracing.

Encouraging Vaccination and Booster Shots

Achieving high levels of Covid-19 vaccination among eligible students, as well as teachers, staff, and household members, is one of the most critical strategies to help schools safely maintain full operations. We do not require vaccinations for faculty, staff or students.

Vaccination is currently the leading public health prevention strategy against Covid-19. People who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 are at low risk of symptomatic or severe illness, including hospitalization or death. A growing body of evidence suggests that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 are also less likely to have an asymptomatic infection or transmit Covid-19 to others than are people who are not fully vaccinated. We recommend that everyone who is eligible for a vaccination and booster shot receive them, as they provide the most possible immunity to Covid-19.

Trinity's policy is that faculty and staff are not required to share protected health information. In order to protect the privacy of those who choose not to share this information, Trinity faculty and staff have been asked not to share their vaccination status.

Protocols Summary

  • Masks are optional.
  • Vaccines are recommended but not required for students and staff. Please report updated vaccine status to the school nurse.
  • A positive Covid test should be reported to the school nurse and requires a 5-day quarantine.
  • Masking is required for 5 days after a quarantine due to a positive Covid test.
  • If someone in your household tests positive for Covid, you may come to school as long as you remain asymptomatic and wear a mask for 10 days after your last exposure.
  • If you are symptomatic, a note of alternative diagnosis from a healthcare provider or a negative Covid test result is required to return to school. PCR testing is preferred; however, if you opt for antigen testing and symptoms persist, a second antigen test should be performed no less than 24 after the first.
  • The school will not communicate about positive Covid cases to parents.

Supporting Your Child’s Emotional Needs

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."

– Joshua 1:9