School looks different as SCS students in grades 6-12 prepare to return to classrooms

Shelby County, Tenn. — Getting Shelby County Schools sixth through twelfth graders who opted for in-person learning ready for their return to school buildings for the first time in nearly a year happened tonight with a town hall meeting.

It won’t be a normal day in class for SCS students making sure they keep their mask on, social distance, and of course stay safe in school buildings.

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Come Monday Shelby County School leaders will welcome Middle and high schoolers back to buildings, one week after the elementary school students.

SCS is asking parents to check the temperature of students before them leaving home.

Teachers and staff will be met at the door with temperature checks.

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Tonight the district reinforced the use of personal protective equipment such as mask and social distancing in school buildings.

Also assuring parents that all common areas in buildings will be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected twice every day.

Leaders explained an enhanced monitoring and disinfectant plan that will hopefully keep students, teachers, and staff safe.

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The district explained all students weather in person or virtual will continue learning on Microsoft Teams.

The district explained all for those students who ride the bus that all routes will remain the same as before and social distancing will happen on buses.

SCS middle and high school students return to the buildings Monday morning between 7 and 7:30.