NCSS Stakeholder Update-July 14, 2020

NCSS July 14, 2020 Stakeholder Update on Reopening of Schools
Posted on 07/14/2020
July 14, 2020 Weekly Stakeholder UpdateThis week’s announcements:

1. NCSS has extended the deadline to select your child’s instructional model for the 2020-2021 school year until Monday, July 20. You may direct questions regarding instructional models to instructionaloptions@newton.k12.ga.us. Other questions may have been answered in our FAQ document located online at https://newtoncountyschools.org/reopening_of_schools/f_a_qs_about_reopening_of_schools

2. NCSS had added additional pickup and delivery locations to the Free Summer Meal Distribution Program. Read our press release for details at https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/n_c_s_s_adds_additional_meal_distribution_sites

3. As we reported last week, the Newton County Board of Education voted to amend the official school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. You can find the calendar on the following webpage: https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/calendars

4. The Newton County School System continually receives guidance and updates regarding the reopening of schools from the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health. In fact, the Georgia Department of Education along with the Georgia Department of Public Health recently updated their guidelines just this week to include a decision tree and a link to self-check symptoms and monitor your health. We have created a webpage to house this and other documents for your review. Visit https://newtoncountyschools.org/reopening_of_schools/guidance_and_updates

5. Looking for a quick snapshot of our reopening guidelines for schools for the 2020-2021 school year? Check out the this graphic.  

6. NCSS has created multiple informational videos on the reopening of schools. Check them out on our video page here. https://newtoncountyschools.org/reopening_of_schools/informational_videos_on_2020-2021
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