COVID 19 INFORMATION - as of February 2021


Dear LifeLight Youth Theatre Families,



IN PERSON CLASSES- GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR FAMILIES:

- Parents are advised to check with their students for symptoms of illness before they leave the house, making sure they are not showing any signs of illness (i.e. cough, congestion, elevated temperature, sore throat, headache, chills, etc.). Students exhibiting signs of illness should be kept home.
- We reserve the right to take students temperature at our discretion.
- We would appreciate knowing if anyone in your family has tested positive for COVID-19. You can let LYT know at lifelighttheatre@gmail.com  
-  If a family member has been diagnosed with COVID-19, all family members should stay home for 14 days from the diagnosis. If other family members are diagnosed with COVID-19 in that 14-day period, then that timeline extends out from the new diagnosis date.
If you suspect you have COVID-19, or if you have been tested for COVID-19, please stay home until your results come in. If they are negative, you may return to SCCHE/ LifeLight activities. If positive, you need to stay home until your symptoms resolve or for 14 days, whichever is greater.
Students and adults should not come to activities or classes if any sign of illness is present – cough, fever, sniffles, etc.
- No visitors will be allowed in any class, location, or activity at this point in time. 
- Finally, we encourage you to continue to enforce good hygiene habits at home and away. In addition, if you want your student to have access to hand sanitizer throughout the day, please provide a hand sanitizer product for your student to use. We will not have hand sanitizer available for general use during classes and activities.

ACTIVITIES AND CLASSES – what is expected. 

Instructors, adult helpers, and parents of students attending classes will not be required to wear masks but are welcome too – it is up to each person to decide whether to wear a mask or not.
Students will not be required to wear masks - it is up to the parents to decide whether or not they want their children in masks. 
Students may choose to wear masks or face shields.  
Students who become ill will be given a mask to wear and taken to a separate area. Their parents will immediately be contacted by text and/or call and will be expected to pick them up ASAP. Students will remain in this separate area, supervised, until their parents pick them up. The area will be disinfected after they are taken home. If more than one student is ill at the same time, we will do our best to have separate areas for each student.
We will work diligently to ensure high-touch surfaces are cleaned frequently in addition to our regular cleaning schedule, including table surfaces, door handles, etc.
Social distancing is encouraged, and we have reduced class / cast sizes to make this a reality.   WE WILL KEEP EXTERIOR DOORS OPEN IN OUR CLASSROOMS TO AID IN AIR CIRCULATION.  


We will be offering camp in-person performances—social distancing guidelines will be followed for audience set-up

Drop Off & Pick up Procedures for Summer Camps to be determined –  


Daily Drop-Off/Pick-Up -Information for all classes- Drop Off time is the start of your class time and designated Pick Up time is 2-5 minutes before the end of your class time to allow for staff to disinfect spaces between classes. Please be on time to help us keep students with their own classes.


  • Classes for Ages 5-8 (Creative Drama, Primary Ballet Prep, Tap for Ages 5 -8 and Hip Hop for Ages 5-8 )

Drop Off- Teachers & teacher assistants greet students at the Upper Youth classroom door located near the upper back parking lot on the south side of the building and students enter directly to their classroom in Upper Youth.  
Pick Up- Teacher releases students from the Upper Youth classroom door.  Parents must be at doors for pick up, we cannot release young children of this age into the parking lot as the parking lot is used as a cut through by traffic wanting to avoid the light on Mexico Rd.   


  • Classes for Ages 3-4 (Exploring Ballet through Creative Movement) & Classes for Ages 5-8 (Creative Drama, Primary Ballet Prep ) – 

Drop Off- Teachers & teacher assistants greet parents and their students at the east side double doors located near the lower level parking lot and teacher will walk students to their classroom in Adult Central/ Room 108 on the Lower Level of the church.  
Pick Up- Teacher and teacher assistant walk to those same lower level double doors and release students to their parents.  Parents must be at doors for pick up, we cannot release young children of this age into the parking lot.  The double doors will be locked after drop off, but parents will have teacher’s cell phone # in case of emergency.  


  •   Classes for Ages 9-11 (Group Voice for Ages 9-11, Ballet for Ages 9-11, Theatre I for Ages 9-11 & Tap/ Jazz Combo for Ages 9-11) –– 

Drop Off- Teachers & teacher assistants greet students at the east side double doors located near the lower level parking lot and teacher will walk students to their classroom in Adult Central on the Lower Level of the church.  
Pick Up- Teacher and teacher assistant walk students to those same lower level double doors and release students.  Parents please watch for your child as they look for you at pick up in the parking lot.  The double doors will be locked after drop off, but parents will have teacher’s cell phone # in case of emergency.  


  • Ballet I for Ages 12 & up for students in Theatre I , Ballet II for Ages 13 & up for students in Theatre II classes,  and Theatre II for Ages 12 – 14 – 

Drop Off- Teachers & teacher assistants greet students at the Upper Youth classroom door located near the upper back parking lot on the south side of the building and students enter directly to their classroom in Upper Youth.  
Pick Up- Teacher releases students from the Upper Youth classroom door.  We would appreciate parents to be waiting for their student as the parking lot is used as a cut through by traffic wanting to avoid the light on Mexico Rd.   


  • Theatre I for Ages 12 – 14Theatre I & Theatre II for Ages 15- 18, Semi Private Voice/ Private Voice Lessons  and Jazz for students in Theatre II for 12 – 14 and students Ages 15 - 18– 

Drop Off- Teachers & teacher assistants greet students at the east side double doors located near the lower level parking lot and teacher will walk students to their classroom in Adult Central on the Lower Level of the church.    
Pick Up- Teacher and teacher assistant walk students to those same lower level double doors and release students.  Parents please watch for your child as they look for you at pick up in the parking lot.  The double doors will be locked after drop off, but parents will have teacher’s cell phone # in case of emergency. 
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We will continue to stay on top of this situation and make any adjustments as necessary. Please ensure your email address is current in our system and you are checking your email regularly for any updates. In addition, we are continuing to assess other effective ways to help keep our learning and activities environments safe and are prayerfully doing our best to keep everyone safe as we prepare to meet in person again. We are excited to be able to see our students and families again this school year!