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Health and Safety Protocols: 2021-22 School Year 

Wakefield School has established campus guidelines and requirements, as noted in the Wakefield Community Health Commitment, the Return to School Synopsis, and the Student and Family Handbook to protect our community’s health, including all students, faculty and staff members, and families interacting with our campus. 

The established campus guidelines are based on the requirements and guidance of the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE) and the Fauquier County Health Department and in accordance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommendations for Schools, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Recommendations, and the World Health Organization (WHO) Recommendations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

It is important to note that recommendations from public health authorities and VCPE are continuing to evolve, and elements of these guidelines may be updated at any time. 

The health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and families have been and remain at the forefront of all our planning and procedures. 

To that end, any Wakefield Community member (student, parent, faculty, or staff) who is ill or exhibiting COVID-like symptoms or who is living with a family member exhibiting COVID-like symptoms is not to come to campus. 

Keeping Our Community Safe: 2021-22 School Year

Blackbaud Security Breach

NOTICE OF DATA SECURITY BREACH 

PURSUANT TO VIRGINIA CODE §18.2-186.6

Wakefield School, Inc. (“Wakefield School”) has contracted with a third-party vendor, Blackbaud, to store archived data on a server maintained by Blackbaud.  Wakefield School has been advised by Blackbaud that data collected by Wakefield School and stored on the Blackbaud server was compromised in May, 2020.  As reported by Blackbaud, data containing social security numbers for approximately 500 people whose information was maintained in Wakefield School’s archived data has been accessed and acquired by unknown third-parties.  Wakefield School is advised that law enforcement has been notified.  Blackbaud has assured Wakefield School that Blackbaud has expelled the third-parties from their system, further threats have been eliminated, and the data maintained by Blackbaud for Wakefield School is protected from further unauthorized access.  

This Notice has been addressed to you as you have been identified as a person whose social security number may have been acquired by the unknown third-parties who accessed the Blackbaud server and system.  You are being provided this Notice by Wakefield School as required by Virginia Code §18.2186.6.  

You are advised to remain vigilant for misuse of your personal information by regularly reviewing your account statements and monitoring free credit reports for unusual activity.  Blackbaud has offered to provide credit monitoring services and insurance to affected individuals.  More information in this regard can be found at https://www.cyberscouthq.com/epiq263?ac=263HQ1911 . If prompted, please provide the following unique code to gain access to services:  263HQ1911. 

 

If you require additional information from Wakefield School regarding this matter, please call 540-253-7500.  Wakefield School apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.