Rabun Schools closed for a week due to COVID-19

Community, Rabun Co Schools
Coronavirus COVID-19

RABUN COUNTY, Ga – Rabun County Schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20 due to COVID-19 precautions. The district will reassess on Thursday, March 19 for the following week.

As of Friday, March 13, Rabun County Schools has zero cases of COVID-19.

Students are expected to complete online learning packets starting Monday, and communication from teachers will be posted on Google Classroom or school’s website. Teachers are asked to make themselves “extremely available” to students, parents, and guardians during this time.

Starting Monday all travel including field trips will be canceled through Spring Break. Additionally, all athletic events are canceled through March 27, then the school will reassess with GHSA. Practices are also canceled until schools reopen.

Rabun County Schools Nutrition will provide meals at no cost to children from 2 to 18, and they do not have to be Rabun County School District students. Meals will be available for the entire week on Monday only. Those in need can pick meals at the Primary Bus Loading Zone from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Mountain City Flea Market from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Vista Ridge Apartments on Marsen Knob Dr. from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Dunlap Apartments from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Stavemill Apartments from 10:40 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; and Clayton-Duckett Apartments from 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Children must be present to pick up meals. The district asks anyone interested to complete the survey on Remind and the website to prepare for this service.

Chromebooks will also be issued to students who do not have a computer. The goal is one Chromebook per household. Parents and guardians are asked to notify the school through the survey as well. They will be instructed where to pick up Chromebooks as early as Monday.

The technology department is on-hand to assist all students with any questions.

 

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