Reopening recommendations for Columbia County schools


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Superintendent Dr. Sandra Carraway presented a revised plan for reopening schools to the Columbia County Board members Tuesday evening.

Here is a breakdown of some of her recommendations:

  • School will start August 3rd, as previously planned for traditional students.
  • Middle & high school students/staff wear face coverings during transitions, gatherings, etc.
  • Recommending same for elementary students
  • Roughly 15.7% of students (4535) are taking the Learn from Home option. 
  • Elementary school for LFH will start August 17
  • Middle & high school LFH will start August 10
  • Virtual Open House for all students
  • Physical Open House for new students, 6th & 9th graders on previously identified dates; kindergartners have physical open house throughout week of July 28-July 31
  • Pre-K will only be traditional model
  • There is a plan B to have kids alternate. Students will learn from home one day, and go to class one day (Middle & High School only)

For more information on reopening Columbia County Schools, PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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