Henry County School Board’s 2020-21 reopening plans announced after DEO issues support


HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Henry County School Board has submitted their reopening plans for the 2020-21 school year, which have been supported by the Virginia Department of Education.

A few highlights of the plan include:

  • Having students attend school via a staggered return
  • Rotating schedule allowing for two consecutive days in in-person instruction and two consecutive days of virtual learning. A third virtual learning day will allow a deep-cleaning to take place at all school buildings
  • Parents can opt for more virtual learning opportunities for students with underlying health issues
  • School buses will carry less than 50-percent capacity
  • Students will be required to wear face coverings on school buses
  • Grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches will be available at all schools
  • Barriers and partitions will be in place in office settings where social distancing is more difficult

To read the full plans, click here.

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