Local school officials are cautiously optimistic about returning to in-person instruction for the 2020-2021 school year, amid concerns about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Jeff Wilson, Superintendent of Floyd County Schools, says that he’s eager to get students and teachers back in the classroom – safely.
The FCS’ start date has been moved to August 13th, pending approval by the school board at their regular meeting slated for July 20th.
Rome City Schools are expected to return to their classrooms on August 3rd. Superintendent Lou Byers informed local elected officials on Wednesday that measures will be taken to protect students and staff from coronavirus, such as mandatory mask usage, the installment of more furniture to more easily allow for social distancing, and temperature check stations.