WGNS has an update on Blackman High School and their in-person reopening date, which was recently extended.
In-person students will now return on Monday, Nov. 16, unless they are on a separate quarantine plan. Distance-learning for all students will continue this week through Friday.
Blackman High School has several teachers who are still on quarantine and they are scheduled to be out of quarantine by Monday, Nov. 16th. So, instead of the school reopening for in-person learners this week, the school is extending the Blackman’s closure through Friday.
Again, this means in-person students from Blackman High School will return on Monday, Nov. 16.
James Evans, spokesperson of the Rutherford County Schools told parents of students at Blackman High School that beginning Friday, Nov. 6, all students at the school will move to distance learning. The change will be in place now through Wednesday, Nov. 11. In-person learners will return to school next Thursday, Nov. 12.
The reason for the change is because the school is experiencing an increased number of students and staff members who are on quarantine. So, the school is closing for a few days to allow time for some of them to complete their quarantine period.
The school will also be thoroughly cleaned while closed.
The school’s administration at Blackman High School will follow-up with parents and students about logistics concerning distance learning.
Stewarts Creek High School announced more information about their reopening on Thursday. The school was scheduled to reopen Friday, Nov. 6, for in-person students, but that has changed.
The county school system has decided to extend Stewarts Creek’s closing by one day to allow for additional staff members to roll off of quarantine. Stewarts Creek will now reopen to in-person learners on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.