It is our intent to start the school year on August 19th with face to face learning and regular bus routing. We have to have our plan approved by the county health department and it will be a county wide plan for all of our school districts. Per the Governor’s guidelines, staff will be required to wear masks. However, it is not mandated that students wear masks. This will be an individual family decision as to whether or not you choose to have your child wear a mask at school.
We may have to modify our busing a bit, but we hope that we will be able to follow the transportation guidelines without any issues. To assist us with overcrowding on some of our bus routes, we would ask that anyone who can transport their child to and from school to please do so. This is not required, but will be helpful in allowing us to continue to service our students and provide a healthy and safe environment while transporting students.
This is certainly a fluid situation, and at this time, this is our plan, however, all of this is subject to change per the Governor’s directives. We will continue to update our community via social media and our school website.
In this issue of the Redskin Review, you will find information regarding the 20-21 school year. Please keep this information for reference throughout the year.
The Open House for both our elementary and the junior/senior high school will be on Monday evening, August 17 beginning at 6:30pm and concluding at 8:00pm. I hope that many of you will be able to attend the Open House and meet your teachers and staff. Please make sure to stop by the elementary to see the new rubberized surface that was put in place this summer.
Your child’s bus driver will also be available during the Open House at the elementary if you would like to introduce them to their route driver. You will be able to pay your school fees and put money on your student’s lunch accounts during the Open House. Our first day of school is set for Wednesday, August 19.
We have hired one new staff members for the 20-21 school year. Miss Molly Christian will be teaching art at the JH/HS. Please help in welcoming our new staff member to our school district.
This has been a tough year for everyone, especially the students. I want to personally thank the parents and staff for their patience and flexibility. Together, we will get through this! Thank you for your continued support of our school system.
Daniel B. Holland
Daniel B. Holland