MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris District has announced what school could possibly look like in September for all Morristown students. The first day of school is currently set for September 3, 2020.
For Morristown High School and Frelinghysen Middle School students, classes will be offered in-person and online. According to the update sent to all parents and guardians, the middle school and high school have the "ability to hold in person instruction for 50% of the student body at one time while maintaining six feet of social distancing".
Students will be using an alternating schedule where 50% of the students will attend in person instruction at school and the other will be virtual learning at home and then the following day it will be reversed.
"Once again, as our plans continue to take shape and we incorporate feedback from our stakeholders, we will share the details of what the school day schedule and protocols will look like", said the district.
Elementary students in grades K-5 will have in-person instruction five days a week, the district announced. The Sunrise and Sunset program will also be offered in the fall.
"As our plans continue to take shape and we incorporate feedback from our stakeholders, we will share the details of what the school day schedule and protocols will look like", school officials said.
As for Preschools, the district has said that they are waiting for additional guidance on the reopening of preschools from the Department of Education before fall plans can move forward. The district expects to provide more information to parents by the end of next week, they said.
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