Scott 2 schools close in wake of Coronavirus

Students move to eLearning for instruction

Scott County School District 2 announced on Friday, March 13, schools would be closed districtwide as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic striking the United States and the world.

According to the SCSD2 press release, all students will be on eLearning or alternative learning for the week of March 16-20. Students will have access to class plans and assignments via Canvas or Echo. If students lack internet access then printed materials are available at all school buildings. Schools ask those needing materials to call their respective school building prior to arrival.

Teachers were officially dismissed in accordance with state-level recommendations on Monday, March 16. During eLearning days, teachers will be working from home, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Teachers are accessible from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. via email and phone to answer student and parent questions and to offer assistance on school work. 

In addition to the cancellation of face-to-face classes, all extracurricular and athletics were canceled as of March 14 with plans to resume March 30, pending Scott County remains COVID-19 free. Spring break will run March 23-April 3. 

At the time of the announcement, the students and staff were scheduled to return on April 6.Due to the fluid nature of this situation, The Booster will be updating as the situation evolves.

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