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Friday Update with Dr. Shumate

Today, Dr. Shumate provided an update on TCSS events and happenings including:

  • Weather update (no school yesterday)
  • Intent to Return and Virtual Learning
  • Covid-19 Updates
  • Virtual Learning Accountability
  • Two Virtual Learning Days for All Students
  • Free Breakfast and Lunch for Youth 18 and Under


09/18/20: TCSS Board Approves Two Virtual Days for All Students virtual learning

Two upcoming Mondays have now been deemed virtual learning days according to a vote last night during the Troup County School System (TCSS) Board of Education September meeting. 

The two days are:

  • Monday, September 28, 2020
  • Monday, November 2, 2020


Members of the Board voted to approve two virtual days for all students after the recommendation from Dr. Brian Shumate, TCSS Superintendent, came Monday night. He said, “We have heard from educators who simultaneously teach students in-person and virtually. These two days will allow them an opportunity to catch up on student assignments and lesson planning while also learning more about Canvas to better help students and parents.”

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09/17/20: TCSS Offers Free Meals for Kids - Drop Off Locations bus routes

Thanks to an extension from the Seamless Summer Option program, all Troup County youth ages 18 and under can now receive free breakfast and lunch meals. This means that any parent who is currently paying for their child’s lunch can now save those lunch funds or apply them to a household need. The extension started today in Troup County and will continue until December 31, 2020 unless additional funds are made available to extend the program further.

Diane Pain, Director of School Nutrition for Troup County School System (TCSS), said, “Parents will receive five days of breakfast and lunch meals at no cost. Students who go through the lunch line at school will not have to pay because all youth are now covered under this program extension.”

Bus Route Listing

 

Intent to Return to Traditional Learning Form and Information

School system administrators believe that face-to-face instruction is the most viable option for students to excel and are seeing that some students who have chosen virtual instruction are having difficulty.

Parents wishing for their children to return to school can now complete a Return to School Intent Form that is available on the individual school website. All students, including high school students, can return to school on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 after completing the process.  
 

Elementary Intent to Return Form

09/18/20: TCSS Covid Dashboard - September 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am

TCSS will provide a weekly dashboard update. This Covid-19 Dashboard update is effective as of Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am.

Dashboard

Printable Covid-19 Dashboard

Korean Intent to Return

학부모 여러분, 안녕하세요. 이 메세지는 두가지 중요한 정보를 업데이트하기 위한 것입니다. 학교 시스템 관리자들은 대면수업이 학생들에게 가장 좋은 효과가 있는 실행 가능한 선택이라고 믿으며, 온라인수업을 선택한 일부 학생들이 어려움을 겪고 있다고 보고 있습니다. 이제 TCSS는 학생들의 성공에 영향을 미치는 새로운 한도를 적용하고 있습니다.

 

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Spanish Intent to Return and Deadline for Virtual Choice

Hola padres: este mensaje es para actualizarlos con dos piezas de información importante.  Los administradores del sistema escolar creen que la instrucción cara a cara es la opción más viable para que los estudiantes sobresalgan y están viendo que algunos estudiantes que han elegido la instrucción virtual están teniendo dificultades.  Ahora, TCSS está implementando nuevos parámetros para impactar el éxito de los estudiantes.

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Updates to Virtual Learning Choice - Last Day is Friday, September 25th

Any parent who chooses for their child to attend Troup County Virtual Academy must complete the Troup County Virtual Agreement (TCVA). The selection must be made on or before Friday, September 25th. Students will have to complete the 2nd Nine Weeks as a virtual student. The student can return to traditional school on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 following the “return to traditional school” process.

Canvas Information

Getting Started with Canvas- please click the link below.

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