With rising COVID infection rates statewide, the South Carolina Department of Education will require students in South Carolina to wear masks while on school buses. This goes into effect on Monday, August 30.
Chesterfield County School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2021-2022 school year. Section 104(a) of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 amended section 11(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1759a(a)(1))(the law) to provide an alternative to household applications for free and reduced-price meals in local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools with increased levels of low-income students.
Ms. Carolyn Caldwell has been named the new, interim principal of McBee High School, effective July 12, 2021. She is replacing Dr. Josh McLaurin who has taken a position with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
In response to Gov. McMaster’s Executive Order on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 regarding face coverings in schools, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has developed a waiver that allows parents the option to opt out of the S.C. Department of Education mask mandate.