Red Level Safety Protocols

December 11, 2020

Dear Families and Staff,

Commerce Public Schools will continue on an A/B schedule the week of December 14-18 due to Ottawa County's Red Level COVID-19 risk as determined by the the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Ottawa County is currently at the Red Level with 90.9 per 100,000 new cases per day over the last 7 days. Group A Students will attend in person on Monday and Tuesday while Group B Students will attend in person on Thursday and Friday next week.  Wednesday will be an off site virtual learning day for all students.

For information on the current status of student and staff COVID-19 isolation and quarantine cases in the Commerce Public School District, please go to CPS Status of COVID-19 Cases.


Alternate A/B Schedule (½ of students [Group A] in-person instruction Tuesday & Wednesday with ½ of students [Group B] distance learning, ½ of students [Group B] in-person instruction Thursday and Friday with ½ students [Group A] distance learning).

Health Protocols

Masks required for teachers/staff.

Masks required for all students.

Masks not required while participating in physical activity.

Visitors are restricted.

We will follow all health orders and protocols, and adhere to district policies (screenings, distancing, hand-washing).


Buildings and campuses are not available for activities where social distancing is not possible.

Commerce Public Schools Return to Learn Plan 2020-2021 (September 15, 2020)


Jimmy R. Haynes Ed. S. Superintendent