FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Forsyth County schools will hold virtual learning days for all students on Thursday Jan. 6 and Friday Jan. 7 to help school system’s ability to staff schools and transport students.
If it is determined there is adequate staff coverage, schools will resume face-to-face instruction on Monday, Jan. 10. A final decision for Monday will be made by the close of business on Friday, Jan. 7.
All staff reported to work today,( Jan. 4) . Staff and students who have tested positive for COVID or were symptomatic on Friday, Dec. 31 to present, need to contact their school or supervisor no later than the close of business on Wednesday, Jan. 5.
By the close of business on Tuesday, Jan. 4, schools will post details for Thursday and Friday virtual learning and other operations, such as mid-term makeups and athletics/activities, on their school websites. Learning will be asynchronous. Students may pick up devices at their schools on Wednesday, Jan. 5.
Some parents/guardians have selected virtual instruction for their children this semester. Because staff and student schedules were created based on face-to-face and virtual enrollment, these selections may not be changed.
When face-to-face instruction resumes, Forsyth County Schools will be reverting to the same operational procedures from August.
- Symptomatic individuals must stay home
- Masks are strongly recommended
- Only essential visitors are permitted.
All students are encouraged to social distance when feasible, wash hands often, cover up coughs and sneezes, and keep work areas clean.