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  • Tuesday, February 9: TK + Kindergarten

  • Wednesday, February 10: TK + Kindergarten + 1st Grade

  • Thursday, February 11: TK + Kindergarten + 1st Grade + 2nd Grade

  • Friday, February 12: Grades TK-2

  • Tuesday, February 23: TK-2 + 3rd Grade

  • Wednesday, February 24: TK-2 + 3rd Grade + 4th Grade

  • Thursday, February 25: TK-2 + 3rd Grade + 4th Grade + 5th Grade

  • Friday, February 26: All Grades TK-5


Classes will be all virtual on Mondays (no change to current schedule) and DL/in person-hybrid on Tuesday - Fridays. AM Cohort: 8:30AM - 10:45AM and PM Cohort: 12:15PM - 2:30PM. For further information, see: 2020-21 Elementary Bell Schedule



Bookmark this page for all relevant reopening information:
HPC has researched the latest in masks and have procured a re-usable mask that not only filters particles but also kills germs.  Consider purchasing a mask for a teacher.  

Staying Informed

Daily Health Screener Quick Facts

  • The health screener will be emailed to the emergency contact in Infinite Campus every morning at 7AM.  Make sure your valid First Emergency Contact email is up to date on Infinite Campus

  • Complete at least 30 minutes prior to your child's arrival to school

  • Beginning three days prior to the first day each grade level is on campus you will begin to receive the daily health screener for your students. Please fill out the screener each of these days as it will allow us to verify that the screener is working as expected.

  • Student will give their name and teacher’s name to be checked in.

  • There are three potential outcomes:

    • CertifiedStudent will continue with their day.

    • Not CertifiedStudent returns home with parent or will be escorted to the health clerk to contact the parent

    • Not Completed: Student returns to parent to complete or will be escorted to the health clerk to contact the parent

Need help with the screener?

Have a problem to report?


Fill out the screener incorrectly?

(You can retake it)

Have a health related question?


  • Parents will not be permitted on campus. Exceptions will be made for K in the first week of instruction.

  • Students should plan to arrive no earlier than 5 minutes prior to the start of school - 8:25am for 8:30am start and 12:10pm for 12:15pm start

  • Havens will utilize all four sides of the campus for entry and exit, the specific entry and exit point will depend on the student’s classroom   

  • Students should directly to their classrooms upon entry to campus

  • At the conclusion of instruction, teachers will dismiss students one class at a time. Students will exit through the same gates they entered 

  • For older children, consider discussing an alternative pick up location for your child such as Piedmont Park

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If you have a health care provider, call or make an appointment online with them first. Most providers are able to provide tests quickly. 


Use this map to find a comprehensive list of testing sites closeby: Find testing site.  Popular testing locations in this community are: One Medical, Carbon Health, Kaiser, Stanford Healthcare and Dignity Health.

Both Alameda County and City of Berkeley list free testing sites open to the public.  Most require an appointment in advance.  You do not need a physician’s referral or insurance to obtain a test at these locations. Many free testing sites will ask if you have insurance in order to bill your insurance company.

You could also consider at home testing: Ellume (antigen, $30, no prescription required), Lucira (molecular, $50, 14 yrs and older), BinaxNOW (antigen, $25 plus shipping)Vault Health, Pixel by LabcorpEverlywell


  • Complete the Daily Health Screener (see Daily Health Screener Quick
    Facts to the right for more information) 30 minutes prior to your student’s arrival to school (by 8AM for the AM cohort and 11:45AM for the PM cohort). This will be emailed to the emergency contact in Infinite Campus every morning at 7AM. Your child will not be allowed on campus if the health screener is not completed. If home internet fails, complete on your phone using cellular service; if all else fails, very limited paper copies will be available on arrival to school

  • Have your child eat a hearty breakfast (AM cohort) or lunch (PM cohort). Send a filled water bottle. Snacks are not allowed. 

  • Please have your child wear a clean, well fitted mask that fits completely over the nose, mouth and chin. Gaiters, bandanas or masks with an expiratory valve are not allowed. Pack an extra, clean mask in your child’s backpack.


  • Keep your children home if they have any of the following symptoms:

    • Fever of 100° F or higher

    • Chills, including repeated shaking with chills

    • Cough

    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue

    • Unexplained Muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • New loss of taste or smell

    • Sore throat

    • Congestion or runny nose

    • Nausea or vomiting

    • Diarrhea

 If your child displays symptoms at school they will be sent home.

  • Keep your child home if they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

  • Keep your child home If your child is isolating for symptoms or for any other reason (for example, before a planned medical procedure).

  • If your child has any of the symptoms listed above or has been exposed to COVID-19, complete the Daily Health Screener accordingly.   The Health Clerk or Nurse will follow up with you. You can also directly contact Havens' Health Clerk, Jasmeen Kelley (, (510) 594-2751).  Call the attendance line: (510) 594-2824 to inform Havens of the absence. 

  • Your child should remain at home in isolation for a minimum of 10 days, from the day symptoms started unless cleared medically by a health care provider and communicated to a health clerk or district nurse. Contact your healthcare provider and consider COVID-19 testing.   See Health and Safety Basics for more information.

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