Wood Board of Education adjusts school plan

While remote learning is in place, lesson times will follow the bell should, teachers will use Schoology to share how students will be able to join classes, …

PARKERSBURG — Even though the West Virginia Department of Education had not yet updated the weekend education map at press times, that lets counties know how many positive COVID-19 cases are in the area, Wood County Schools went ahead and released a tentative plan for school re-entry based off of the county’s color.

Monday, all students who attend Wood County Elementary Schools are supposed to return for four day a week classes, with remote lessons on Fridays. The 16, Middle School students are supposed to return to four day a week classes with remote lessons on Fridays and on the 30, High School students are supposed to return to classes with remote lessons on Fridays.

If Wood County is declared orange or red, there will be no in person classes all week, and the Elementary and Middle School students will both return to four day a week classes on the 16.

According to the Wood County School’s Facebook page, for future references, if the county turns orange during the week, classes will continue, however if the county turns red during the week, in person classes are immediately canceled and remote learning starts up.

The is a Wood County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, where further plans, or alterations to the existing plan could be discussed if necessary.

While remote learning is in place, lesson times will follow the bell should, teachers will use Schoology to share how students will be able to join classes, teachers my upload recorded lessons/videos for students who are unable to attend scheduled virtual lessons.

During Fridays:

Assignments will be posted in Schoology; no virtual lessons

Teachers will be available for two hours to provide support; check their Schoology pages to see the dedicated two hours.

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