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By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews
June 11, 2020
Students are unlikely to be in classrooms five days a week when school resumes in the fall under scenarios under consideration by state education leaders.
Lunch is likely to take place in classrooms, rather than the cafeteria. And bus rides may require masks, windows down or spacing between students.
State schools Superintendent Clayton Burch said developing recommendations likely mean, “Children will...
- By Laura Meckler and Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post
May 29, 2020
As school districts consider how and when to get students back to classrooms, they are facing a financial riddle with enormous implications: Every back-to-school plan involves new spending at a time when states and districts are bracing for significant cuts.
The needs are enormous. Students who fell behind this spring during the coronavirus lockdown...
By Shauna Johnson, WV MetroNews
May 20, 2020
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The graduates who make up the Pocahontas County High School Class of 2020 will be getting deliveries on Wednesday.
School officials in a decorated school bus were scheduled to leave the high school at 7 a.m. with a load of diplomas, awards and celebratory yard signs for all 70 graduates.
“We’ve got the routes figured out,” said Superintendent Terrence Beam who will...
By Mike McCullough, WV MetroNews
May 12, 2020
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Regardless of where the Eastern Panhandle stands with COVID-19 this fall, Jefferson County students will have a choice of how they attend school.
During Monday night’s regular meeting, Superintendent Dr. Bondy Shay Gibson said the school system is continuously updating its technological infrastructure. Students will have the option of full virtual learning.