Chesterfield middle, high school students return to in-person learning

Chesterfield middle, high school students return to in-person learning

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Middle and high school students in Chesterfield are back in the classroom as Cohort 4 has been approved to return for in-person learning.

Welcome back, Ravens! The teachers and staff at Elizabeth Davis Middle missed you and are excited to have you back in the building! #oneCCPS #CCPSstrong

Posted by Chesterfield County Public Schools on Monday, November 9, 2020

Nov. 9 was the first day of school for Group 1. Students with last names A-K will go to school on Monday and Tuesday and students with last name L-Z will attend school on Thursday and Friday, Wednesday is set aside for cleaning. The days students are not in-person will be used for online learning.

Cohort 4 returned for in person learning on Nov. 9th.
Cohort 4 returned for in person learning on Nov. 9th. (Source: CCPS)

Photos posted on the school district’s Facebook page show students and teachers at Matoaca Middle, Elizabeth Davis Middle and Clover Hill High School in masks in the classroom.

Social media brought mixed reactions to the decision for students to return in-person. Some families say they are grateful for the choice to return in-person, while others are concerned about recent data presented by the CCPS Health Committee that showed a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Welcome back, Cohort No. 4 students! The teachers and staff at Matoaca Middle are so glad to have you back in the school building! #oneCCPS #CCPSstrong

Posted by Chesterfield County Public Schools on Monday, November 9, 2020

CCPS is asking all families to ensure they perform a daily self-assessment that includes an at-home temperature check and ensuring a student doesn’t have two or more symptoms.

“By reporting to their school, a student is attesting that they have answered NO to the questions listed on the self-assessment. (As a condition of their employment, school division staff members are required to conduct the same self-assessment.),” CCPS wrote in a Facebook update.

Welcome back, Cavs! The teachers and staff at Clover Hill High are so glad to have you back in the building! You've been missed! #oneCCPS #CCPSstrong

Posted by Chesterfield County Public Schools on Monday, November 9, 2020

Students do have the option to remain virtual as in-person instruction continues.

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