Reopening Statement & Remote Learning Request


While Houston County Schools was hopeful that a return to in-person learning could begin the week of Labor Day, a significant increase in active COVID cases within our community led to students and employees being quarantined per CDC and Health Department guidelines, delaying our planned reopening. As such, our administrative team has continued to work together to take steps to resume in-person learning in the safest learning environment possible, with the following reopening schedule planned: 


  • Prek-5th The current plan is to begin a staggered reopening of Erin Elementary and TN Ridge Elementary on Monday, September 14. Elementary students assigned to Group A will attend in-person on September 14 and 15 while Group B will attend on the 16th and 17th. If current health conditions then permit, all PK-5th students would attend full-time beginning September 18.
  • 6th-12th Students in grades 6-12 will continue in a remote format until Monday, September 21, at which time they will attend on an A/B schedule. On September 25, a full reopening of middle and high school will occur if current health conditions permit.  


  September 14 September 15 September 16 September 17 September 18
PK - 5th Group A Group A Group B Group B All PK - 5th
6th - 12th Remote Remote Remote Remote Remote
  September 21 September 22 September 23 September 24 September 25
PK - 5th All attend All attend All attend All attend All attend
6th - 12th Group A Group A Group B Group B All attend

Families requesting to remain in the remote learning platform should complete a request form no later than Wednesday, September 9. The Remote Learning Request as well as an FAQ document can be found on the district website, school Facebook pages, or by following the links above.

We appreciate the community's patience as we work together to create a safe learning environment for our students and our staff. We are truly Building Excellence and Success Together! 


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