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  • Cancellations due to weather for March 18, 2021

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 3/17/2021

    The National Weather Service and Dorchester County Emergency Preparedness have issued severe weather warnings for our area on Thursday, March 18th with heavy winds and large hail possible in the afternoon. The school district is closely monitoring weather forecasts for severe weather conditions and the possible impact on school operations. At this time all extracurricular activities and extended day have been cancelled for Thursday, March 18thAs we monitor weather updates throughout the afternoon, an announcement of tomorrow’s schedule will be made later today based on the latest weather predictions for Thursday. Please be assured that all district decisions are based on the safety and welfare of our students and staff.

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  • Emergency Vaccination eLearning Day Schedule

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 3/3/2021

    DDTwo Families & Staff:

    After the Governor’s announcement on Tuesday regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for educators, Dorchester School District Two has been notified by our Health care partner Fetter that they can administer the vaccine to school district employees on Monday, March 8th and Wednesday, March 10th. In order to administer the vaccine to our employees in the two-day time frame, an Emergency Vaccination eLearning day will be scheduled as follows:

    Monday, March 8th will be an Emergency eLearning Day for middle and high school students, including middle and high school students enrolled in the Virtual Academy

    Elementary schools, including elementary students enrolled in the Virtual Academy, will operate on a normal schedule including the Extended Day program

    WednesdayMarch 10th will be an Emergency eLearning Day for elementary school students, including elementary students enrolled in the Virtual Academy. As with any Elementary Emergency eLearning Day schedule, the Extended Day program will not operate on March 10th

    Middle and high schools, including middle and high school students enrolled in the Virtual Academy, will operate on a normal schedule March 10th

    We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as this important plan to vaccinate school staff members in a timely manner will allow our teachers to stay healthy and in the classroom to provide quality instruction to our students.

    Thank you and have a good evening.

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  • Meal Service for DDTwo Virtual Academy students

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 2/1/2021 6:00:00 PM
    Dorchester School District Two students enrolled in the District Virtual Academy are being provided meals at no cost through curbside pickup at 5 school sites on Tuesday and Friday. 
    Meals for breakfast and lunch will be served two days a week at the designated locations as follows: 
     Tuesday with meals provided for Wednesday-Friday 
     Friday with meals provided for Saturday-Tuesday
    Curbside meal service at the following school sites will be 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesday and Friday: 
     Alston Middle School 500 Bryan Street, Summerville 
     Fort Dorchester High School, 8500 Patriot Blvd., N. Charleston 
     Summerville High School, 1101 Boone Hill Rd., Summerville 
     Oakbrook Middle School, 286 Old Fort Drive, Ladson 
     Dubose Middle School 1005 Dubose School Rd., Summerville 
    Students must be present or a registered placard should be displayed at the time of meal pick up.
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  • Dorchester School District Two announces instructional models to be followed during second semester

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 1/25/2021
    Good evening DDTwo families and staff:
    Dorchester School District Two announced plans for instructional models schools will follow beginning with second semester on February 2nd. The amended plans for reopening of schools were presented by Superintendent Joe Pye at the January 25th board meeting. The School Board approved the amended plan.
    The updated plans for school-based instructional models for students, including special education, are as follows
    February 2-12 Hybrid for all schools as a transition period to face to face instruction
    Students will follow the schedule utilized prior to the December winter break.
    Students with disabilities who attended a 5 full day a week schedule prior to winter break will continue this model.
    February 15 Full face to face for elementary schools
      Hybrid for middle and high schools
    February 22 Full face to face for middle and high schools
    Virtual Academy students will follow their current online learning schedules.
    Schools will continue to maintain established safety protocols of face coverings and social distancing to protect the health of students and staff.
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