Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communications and Information
March 27, 2020 UpdateDue to the mandatory school closure being extended through the end of the school year, there will bean adjustment to the meal delivery schedule. Beginning Tuesday, March 31, 2020 meals will bedelivered only on Tuesdays and Thursdays along bus routes. Meals will also be available for pickup at L.P. Jackson Middle School at the cafeteria. The meal deliveries will continue through June 11, 2020, thescheduled last day of school. Meals will not be delivered during the week of April 13-17. Students willreceive 2 or 3 meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a total of 5 meals per week. Meals will now bedelivered between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. ONLY students are allowed to pick up meals at their busstop or at the middle school. Parents/Guardians are NOT ALLOWED to pick up meals per governmentregulations.In addition to changes to the meal delivery schedule, we have generated a Frequently Asked Questiondocument that is available through the link below, Facebook and Twitter. Please review this document as itcovers various topics to include a schedule for returning school property and retrieval of personal itemsfrom the schools. The document also provides updated information on graduation and other topics ofinterest. This document will be updated as new information is received.It is our honor and privilege to continue serving the students of Surry County Public Schools.
Update March 23, 2020 2:59 p.m.
As cases of Coronavirus increases around the state of Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam has closed all public and private schools for the remainder of the school year. As soon as possible, we will communicate additional information on the impact of this decision on students, employees, and the community. Please continue to follow us for additional information on our Website at www.surryschools.net, Facebook and Twitter. At this unprecedented time, we seek your patience and support. Be safe.
Meals for Students
Due to the Governor’s mandatory school closure, Surry County Public Schools will begin delivering breakfast and lunch meals daily along regular bus routes beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020 to Friday, March 27, 2020. No meals will be delivered on weekends. Meals will be delivered between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. ONLY students are allowed to pick up meals at their bus stop. Parents/Guardians are NOT ALLOWED to pick up meals for students per government regulations. It is our honor and privilege to ensure our children receive balanced meals and we will continue to serve our most valuable resource, the students of Surry County Public Schools.
Learn At-Home Activities
Dear Surry County Public Schools Families and Staff,
In response to the closing of schools by Governor Ralph Northam, please be assured that we are working to support our students’ academic needs. To ensure continuity of services, we have developed a plan to provide at-home learning activities. These at-home activities will include ones that depend on internet access and others that will be paper-based packets. We will update you as the paper-based packets become available.
As we work through this unprecedented health event we will be using multiple methods to keep everyone informed. Please be safe.
Serbrenia J. Sims, Ed.D.