Daviess Co. high schools to implement phased return to in-person learning

Daviess Co. high schools to implement phased return to in-person learning

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Officials with the Daviess County Public Schools District say their three high schools will implement a phased return to in-person instruction for students in grades 9-12.

According to a press release, Apollo, Daviess County, and Heritage Park high school students who decided to return for in-person instruction will begin returning to school on September 23.

School leaders say students who selected the Virtual Academy will continue until at least the end of the semester.

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The transition will start on Wednesday, September 23 for freshmen assigned to Group A. That will be a full day of orientation, and then they will begin in-person instruction every Monday and Tuesday, starting on September 28.

Freshmen assigned to Group B will attend orientation on Wednesday, September 30 before starting in-person learning every Thursday and Friday, starting October 1.

According to district officials, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are on a virtual A-B schedule for the week of September 28. Those students will start in-person learning to their A-B group assignments the week of October 12-16.

Students in Group A will have in-person classes on Monday and Tuesday while doing virtual learning on Wednesday and participate in hybrid learning on Thursday and Friday.

Group B students will have hybrid learning on Monday and Tuesday, virtual learning on Wednesday, and have in-person instruction on Thursday and Friday.

DCPS Superintendent Matt Robins says this plan aligns with the guidelines from Governor Andy Beshear.

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