Key Messages

School districts may use these free resources to support their return-to-school messaging. This site is a work in progress. We will continue adding resources throughout the summer and into the fall.

Translations

We have translated the messages below into Spanish, Amharic, Arabic, Burmese, Korean, Nepali, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Tagalog, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

Printed Materials

Posters and flyers based on key messages are available for download.

Social Media

Click on the themes below to access related messaging, graphics, and videos ready for sharing.

Message:

School will be back in session this fall, but it will look different than it did before the pandemic to ensure the health, safety, and education of all students. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphics:

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child wearing a backpack

Message:

School won’t be remote forever. Students who stay connected to their local district’s distance learning program will be ready for a seamless transition back to the classroom when it’s safe to return. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphic:

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smiling child boarding a school bus with classmates

Message:

Some activities — like choir, band, and high-contact athletics — may not be considered safe, and may not be offered in the same way. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools-sports #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphics:

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trumpet

Messages:

We are going through this pandemic together and we need to support each other. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Your support while we go through this pandemic can help save lives. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Graphics:

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smiling teens

Messages:

We must all stay flexible and patient as we focus on what’s best for students. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Schools must be ready to return to system-wide distance learning if infections spike. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphics:

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student on a computer

Message:

You have a role to play in helping to contain the coronavirus: Wash your hands, wear face a covering, stay 6 feet apart, and stay home when you’re sick. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphics:

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child with soapy hands

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teacher checking temp of student

Message:

Educators are working to figure out how to return safely, according to OSPI Guidelines and DOH. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Graphic:

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man working at a computer

Message:

A return-to-school plan that works in one district may not work in a neighboring district. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Graphic:

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child using desktop computer

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student on a laptop, teaching waving on screen

Message:

We learned some valuable lessons last school year that will help us prepare for 2020–21. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Messages:

Students and staff must wear face coverings at all times. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

We know that wearing a face-covering all day is hard, especially for our youngest students. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Wearing a face covering helps to protect others in case you’re infected but don’t have symptoms. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Video:

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Graphics:

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child wearing a mask

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smiling school wearing a mask

Messages:

Classrooms must be set up with desks six feet apart. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

There will be fewer students in every classroom and in the school building at any one time. https://bit.ly/reopeningWAschools #reopeningWAschools #waedu

Graphic:

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child walking to school, wearing a face covering