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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources

Board of Education Votes to Return to Remote Learning

The Board of Education met on Friday, November 13 in an Emergency Meeting and voted 6-1 to return to remote learning. 

After careful consideration in how to best move forward, please note the following:

  1. K-5 students who are currently in the virtual school will remain with their current virtual teacher.
  2. K-5 students who have returned to the traditional face to face delivery will remain with their current teacher.
  3. Preschool students will be served remotely.
  4. All 6-12 students will return to their original teacher, this includes virtual school students. 
  5. Students who are in our 10 extended content classrooms will be served at school full time. 
  6. The DCS feeding program will resume using the original multi-site model we used last spring (about 15 locations). We will announce more details regarding this program on Monday. 
  7. Middle and High School athletics will continue as will afterschool clubs and activities such as band.
  8. We have updated the DCS Remote Learning Guidebook to include helpful information for students and families.
  9. All schools will distribute technology devices and wifi hotspots as needed on Monday and Tuesday. Principals will communicate distribution times to parents.
  10. The health screening app will remain in place for all staff and students being served in our extended content classrooms as well as those who are participating in afterschool activities. We will pause the platform for all other students.
  11. Changes back to original classes in PowerSchool will appear on Wednesday for parents.

Remote Learning Guidebook
Appendizaje Remoto: Guía para Familias y Personal

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Important Information for Students and Families

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General Information

Using Your Powerschool Account

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Dare County Schools is Committed to the Health and Safety of our Community

The health and safety of all of our students, staff, and parents is our first priority as this situation around COVID-19 evolves around the world. Superintendent Farrelly and the Board of Education are working in close conjunction with local, state and federal agencies to make the appropriate decisions regarding the safety of our schools and community.

What is COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? 

Many areas of the world are experiencing an increase in respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus named COVID-19. This virus can spread from person-to-person in similar ways as the common flu. 

Resources

Notice Regarding Limitations on Liability for COVID-19 (S.L. 2020-89)

Any person entering these premises is hereby notified that those in possession, custody, or control of these premises have taken actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to individuals present on these premises, by requiring that relevant guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and the County Health Department be followed.

Your support and cooperation, and your adherence to these guidelines will help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

In any claim for relief arising from any individual contracting COVID-19, no person (including this governmental subdivision, governmental instrumentality or public corporation) shall be liable for any act or omission that does not amount to gross negligence, willful or wonton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing.  (S.L. 2020-89).

Please work with us to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.  

Thank you for your support!