MCSD implementing additional safety measures considering latest CDC guidelines

MCSD implementing additional safety measures considering latest CDC guidelines
MCSD (Source: WTVM)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Muscogee County School District is enforcing additional safety measures considering the latest guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The school district has postponed instruction packet pick up scheduled for Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8.

The district is placing safety first as what’s deemed to be a pivotal point in exposure and transmission is approaching.

The Student Learning Continuity plan and alternate meal services will continue to be delivered as outlined:

  • A contingency plan is under development for students who depend upon the printed packets for instruction. Further details will be provided.
  • This change only impacts the physical printed packets.
  • Digital-based student learning will continue as outlined by the Student Learning Continuity Plan, in accordance with CDC guidelines.
  • Completed work should remain at each student’s home until schools resume normal operating hours.
  • Teachers will continue to make contact with students and parents at least once per week and observe office hours Monday-Friday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Based on the latest guidelines provided by the USDA, parents no longer are required to bring their students with them to receive meals.
  • Meals will be delivered without contact while maintaining a social distance in accordance with CDC guidelines, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, at the locations listed below:

School sites:

  • Baker Middle School
  • Carver High School
  • J.D. Davis Elementary School
  • Dawson Elementary School
  • Double Churches Middle School
  • Fox Elementary School
  • Key Elementary School
  • Spencer High School

Bus delivery sites:

  • Elizabeth Canty Apartments
  • Chase Homes
  • Eagle Trace Apartments
  • Former 30th Avenue Preschool (151 30th Avenue)
  • Jordan High School
  • Kendrick High School (front of school area)
  • Midland Academy
  • Victory Mission (3200 Plateau Drive)
  • Warren Williams Apartments
  • Whisperwood Apartments
  • Wilson Apartments

Contingency plans for end-of-year activity schedules, to include graduation, are under development.

For more information on the MCSD’s COVID-19 plan, click here.

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