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Madison County students head back to in-person classes

Students will begin attending on alternating days before transitioning to 5-day-a-week schedule.

MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA, Ala. — Madison County Schoos students are heading back to in-person classes. l System are heading back to the classroom.

The district estimates about 70% of students will be attending classes in our school buildings while 30% will continue remote learning. Students will start with alternating days based on last name before going to regular hours every day starting Sept. 21.

Students whose names begin with A-K will attend Monday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 15th.  Students whose last names begin with L-Z will attend Thursday, September 17th and Friday, September 18th. 

The district says campuses will look a little different this year:

  • Facemasks will be REQUIRED throughout the day including on buses, in classrooms, and during transitions. 
  • Special temperature monitors will be set up at each school
  • Nurses will be present in EVERY SCHOOL in Madison County
  • An isolation station has been set up at each school for potential illnesses
  • Assigned seating will be established in the classrooms and on buses
  • The school system will work to maintain social distancing to the extent feasible
  • Schools have established protocols and procedures for student meals
  • Plexiglass has been installed in various locations to limit the spread of the virus
  • Nurses have trained teachers on how to help students and staff properly sanitize.

The Madison County School System has procedures and protocols in place for frequent cleaning and sanitizing of buildings.

School zone driving rules will be enforced.

The last day for home delivered meals for students will be Friday, September 11.