SCS will return to learn in Plan C+ with remote learning for students with support for our most vulnerable student populations. The Surry County Board of Education will meet on September 8 during their regularly scheduled meeting to re-evaluate students returning to school on September 21.
Emergency Remote Learning vs. Plan C+ ~ Remote Learning
Families may apply online for their children to receive free or reduced price school meals. Online applications will be sent form a secure website directly to SCS School Nutrition. No need to worry about filling out a paper form that could be lost or misplaced. The on-line application is easy, secure and convenient! Families that receive Food and Nutrition Services (FNS or Food Stamps) benefits are directly certified.
The Surry County Board of Education will conduct a special meeting on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to consider student transfer requests. This meeting will be held electronically pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §143-318.13(a).
Surry County Schools Elementary School Supply List for 2020-2021 The most important tool that your child will need for this school year is their own set of earbud/headphones with a microphone. SCS will work with families to provide chromebooks for students to use.
Surry County Schools has taken the guidance of the North Carolina State Board of Education, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the Surry County Health and Nutrition Center, and the Surry County Schools Return to Learn Task Force to develop guidance to support our schools and community in determining plans and strategies for returning to learn. Surry County School System’s Pathway to Return to Learn provides a tiered approach with clear, actionable steps that are advisable before students and employees return to school buildings, along with guidance that is applicable throughout the 2020-2021 school year.
The Surry County Board of Education and I express our firm and unrelenting opposition to injustice, racism, discrimination and violence, and our expectation for all people to demonstrate integrity, civility, responsibility, and self-control. These principles are directly related to our educational objectives for students to be responsible for, and to accept the consequences of, their
Surry County Schools is partnering with Peachjar, an electronic distribution program. Flyers from schools and community organizations will be distributed through a weekly email and posted on school websites and on the district mobile app. This is yet another way Surry County Schools is working to be more environmentally-friendly and drastically reduce the amount of paper copies distributed to students and staff.