Our health officials report that cases are continuing to spread in the state, and an increase in confirmed cases in our county seems likely. Suspending operations for this length of time will allow us to support coordination with local health officials, inhibiting the virus and potential for community spread.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has outlined the need for all communities to implement a social distancing protocol. We want to reiterate a request to our broader community to take the following reasonable precautions to prevent the spread of the illness:
The previous packets handed out to students contained enough work to last until Spring Break. We are planning the next phase of instruction to provide for our students leading to May 4th. If you have not completed the survey asking about the opportunity for online learning, we ask you to complete this as soon as possible. This method of teaching will give the students and teachers the opportunity to collaborate online and assist with their assignments. The link to the survey is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YS5H8ZC, and also may be found on our school district website.
Thank you for your support and cooperation as we ensure that all members of the community in Lumberton ISD stay safe and healthy.
Gerald Chandler, Ed.D.