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Return to Learn - Reopening Plans 2020-21

Your Guide for the 2020-21 School Year

Please feel free to explore our website to learn more about how we are working together to keep our staff and students safe and healthy during this very unusual school year.

We urge you to visit your school's website to learn about specific procedures regarding safety, sanitation, transportation, check-in procedures, and more.

Operational Status

Option 1 - A/B/C Plan (follows the Governor's mandates): K-5 under "Plan A," grades 6-12 under "Plan B"

Option 2 - 100% Remote Learning/Online Catawba (~25% of our students)

Feel free to explore this section to understand both plans.


Get answers to your most frequently asked questions about masks, scheduling, and more!

Returning to School After COVID-19

Find out how and when your child may return to school if s/he has been diagnosed with COVID-19, has symptoms of COVID-19, or if s/he have been exposed to COVID-19.

District News Related to Return to Learn

News you can use

There will be NO change to in-person learning at this time. Please stay home if you are sick. Learn the procedure to return to school after a COVID-19 case or exposure.

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Video update: superintendent stover. Important information impacting our community

Dr. Stover has important information about the critical COVID-19 status in our county and what this means for our schools and community. Also find updates on Grab-n-Go Meals, 4th/5th-grade return, & athletics.

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Free Meals for Students. Details in news post

We are excited to provide FREE meals to ALL our students this entire school year without an application. IMPORTANT: Please complete your Free & Reduced Lunch Application anyway - important funding is at stake!

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News you can use 10/12: K-6 bus routes may change due to K-5 transition to plan A and 6th grade in plan b

K-6 bus routes may change due to the increased capacity of grades 2-5 transitioning to Plan A. Your schools will be in touch if there any changes to your child's bus route.

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Virtual Town Hall Meetings. Info in graphic is repeated in text of website.

Superintendent Matt Stover will be hosting 4 separate Town Hall Meetings for our parent groups and all will be live-streamed on our website. We welcome your participation and want your questions! Please submit your questions by Friday, 10/9, at 5PM.

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