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FCPS announces return to in-person schedule

FCPS Sets Tentative Graduation Dates, Last Day Of School
Posted at 8:37 PM, Feb 23, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — In an email on Tuesday, Fayette County Public Schools announced the schedule for the district's gradual return to in-person learning.

"The number of new COVID-19 cases in Fayette County continues to decline, and according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, today’s 7-Day average is down to 83. Together with the other transition factors in the FCPS In-Person Learning Matrix, this data enables us to continue our graduated return to in-person learning," the email stated.

The full schedule can be found below. The email also stated that remote learning will continue to be offered for students whose families chose that option.

The week of March 1-5, 2021

· Students in grades K, 1 and 2 will continue with face-to-face instruction.

Beginning March 3, 2021

· Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 will return to in-person learning.

Beginning March 8, 2021

· Students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will continue with face-to-face instruction.

· Students in grades 6, 9 and 12 at the following schools will return to in-person learning:

Middle Schools: Beaumont, Edythe J. Hayes, LTMS, Southern, Bryan Station, Jessie Clark, Morton, Tates Creek, Crawford, Leestown, SCAPA, Winburn

High Schools: Bryan Station, Lafayette, Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Henry Clay, Tates Creek

At this time, students who attend Eastside Technical, Locust Trace AgriScience, and Southside Technical centers will report to their home high schools for the entire day.

Beginning March 15, 2021

· Preschool students will return to in-person learning.

· Students in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9 and 12 will continue with face-to-face instruction.

· Students in grades 7, 8, 10, and 11 at the following schools will return to in-person learning:

Middle Schools: Beaumont, Edythe J. Hayes, LTMS, Southern, Bryan Station, Jessie Clark, Morton, Tates Creek, Crawford, Leestown, SCAPA, Winburn
Beaumont

High Schools: Bryan Station, Lafayette, Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Henry Clay, Tates Creek

At this time, students who attend Eastside Technical, Locust Trace AgriScience, and Southside Technical centers will report to their home high schools for the entire day.

"We continue to face challenges with having enough school bus drivers to serve the students enrolled in special programs at the middle and high school levels," the email stated. "Teachers and leaders from those programs are making individual contacts with families who have chosen in-person learning for their students to determine transportation needs and find solutions."

For the time being, the following special programs will continue to learn virtually: Carter G. Woodson Academy, Martin Luther King Academy, STEAM Academy, The Learning Center, Family Care Center, Opportunity Middle College, Success Academy, The Stables