Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

SCCPSS Announces Temporary Shift to Virtual Learning for Beach High School Due to Positive COVID-19 Cases

Published on: 8/27/2021

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools considers the health and well-being of our students, teachers, and staff to be of the utmost importance and is committed to keeping you informed of evolving health conditions under the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Based on verified positive COVID cases among staff and students at Beach High School, and the possibility for additional transmission, students at Beach High will shift to remote learning for the week of August 30th. 

Students who are not sick and who are not showing any symptoms may report back to school on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. In the meantime, all school activities will be cancelled, and teaching and learning will shift to a virtual learning model.

Extensive contact tracing procedures have been completed with all affected students and staff.  All close contacts have been identified and contacted for quarantine.  All others should continue to monitor for possible symptoms as a matter of precaution.  Please make note of the following:

·         This shift goes into effect on the evening of Friday, August 27, 2021, and includes all school activities.

·         Aug. 30 – Sept. 3, students should log in to the itsLearning Portal for class assignments and should follow instructions from their teachers for virtual learning schedules.

·         The Beach vs. Jenkins Football Game for August 27, 2021, has been cancelled.  Staff are working to determine the possibility of rescheduling the game.

·         Staff will continue to work in isolation from their assigned workstations at school.  The school will not be open for appointments.

The District will continue to monitor the situation closely. Should there be any other changes to the Beach High School operations schedule, parents will be notified by email and callout, and can find updates on the school website.

Please remember, if your child is sick, showing COVID symptoms, is COVID positive, or awaiting the result of a COVID test – do not send them to school.  Please help us keep our school community safe.  Stay home if sick.​

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