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St. Mary Parish School Board releases reopening plans

St. Mary Parish School board
Posted at 9:17 PM, Jul 16, 2020

The St. Mary Parish School Board has released their plans for reopening schools this fall amid COVID-19.

As of now, the parish will be moving forward in Phase Two of their plan, which is a hybrid format. Students will both learn in-person and virtually, with elementary school students reporting in-person daily and secondary students adhering to a modified schedule, alternating days on campus.

The parish released sample schedules for grades 6-8 and 9-12. Students would be put into either Group A or Group B and attend school two days a week and be virtual two days a week. Wednesday would be a planning day for teachers.

The plan also includes how the parish will distribute mobile devices for schools/parents and students for virtual learning. The board is deploy hotspots to assist families with internet access and is encouraging service providers to provide free or low-cost internet access.

Read the full draft plan from St. Mary Parish below or click here.

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