NEBRASKA CITY – Nebraska City Public Schools announced Thursday that the schools are transitioning into the orange level on the risk dial, which includes half of students attending in class and the other half at home.

Nebraska City will transition from yellow to orange on the risk dial beginning Monday, Oct. 19, at the beginning of the second quarter. However, there is no school for a teacher in-service on Monday and for orange tier planning on Tuesday.

Students are placed in an A-K or L-Z group based on the last name of the youngest child within the household.

Students will be divided into pink  (L-Z) and blue (A-K) attendance.  Students who attend on Tuesday and Thursday one week, will attend Monday, Wednesday and Friday the following week under the orange tier.

A Thanksgiving break is scheduled Nov. 25 to 27.

During orange protocol, school sponsored activities will continue and attendance will be taken for in-person and at-home students.

LunchTime Solutions will provide students who are in attendance with a breakfast and a lunch for the following day.