COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Colleton County School District on Tuesday announced that the district will expand its option for in-person instruction to five days a week beginning May 3rd.
The decision to offer more in-the-classroom learning was voted 6-1 during a special Colleton County School Board of Trustees meeting.
Current in-person students will attend classes Monday through Friday. The district says instructional days include:
- Black Street Early Childhood Center – 7:30 a.m. to 1:55 p.m.
- Elementary School – 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
- Middle School – 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
- High School – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bus route arrival and dismissal times will remain the same.
According to CCSD, the following protocols will be in place to keep students and staff safe:
- District employees will have the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations through clinics hosted at Colleton County High School on March 31 and April 28.
- Over six-thousand desk barriers, many of which were delivered to Colleton County schools on October 20, have been placed in all of our school facilities and will continue to be used.
- Schools and buses will be cleaned daily, and comprehensively disinfected once per week.
- Anyone visiting district property will be required to wear a mask, and all students and staff will be expected to wear a mask throughout the instructional day.
- Students will undergo temperature checks upon entering district properties.
- Social distancing will be enforced on district properties at all times. All schools will follow our COVID-19 Case Protocols.