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Second Semester Learning Model Update--Feb. 4, 2021

Based on the current public health data, the McDuffie County School System will continue a blended model for all face-to-face students. The system will continue to monitor public health data and make a determination when changes in the instructional model are possible.

Annual Dual Enrollment Opportunity Notification

In compliance with Georgia SB 132 (Dual Enrollment, formerly known as the Move on When Ready Act), which streamlines dual and joint enrollment programs into a single funding source, parents are hereby informed that students at Thomson High School may earn high school course credits for graduation while taking college courses.

Blended Learning Model of Instruction to Begin Jan. 25

McDuffie County School System will enact a blended model for all face-to-face students beginning Jan. 25. Coupled with the Learn from Home model, the blended schedule will ensure the ability for proper social distancing and to reduce the population in classrooms, in hallways, and in common areas. The system plans to remain in this blended model for face-to-face students until Feb. 5.

Classes to Continue in Virtual Format Through Jan. 22

Due to increases in positive COVID-19 cases in McDuffie County, the McDuffie County School System has made the decision to extend virtual learning until Jan. 22. All face-to-face students will return to school on Jan. 25.

Temporary System Closure - Dec. 8 - Jan. 4

Due to increases in positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff, a significant number of students and staff in quarantine, an excessive number of students absent, and a concerning number of pupils sent home ill today, the McDuffie County School System has made the decision to close all McDuffie County schools until Jan. 5, 2021. All face-to-face pupils will transition to at-home learning until the end of the semester (Dec. 16) during this temporary closure.

Second Semester Re-Opening Plans

The McDuffie County School System plans to expand in-person instruction for face-to-face students to five days per week beginning Jan. 5, 2021. A Learn from Home option will also be offered for second semester. All schools will accept instructional model change requests for second semester Dec. 7-10.
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