Three Rivers School District Board decides on back-to-school plan

Three Rivers School District to vote on back-to-school plan

CLEVES, Ohio (FOX19) - The Board of Education in the Three Rivers Local School District voted Tuesday night on a reopening plan for the school year.

School will start on Aug. 31 with four days of in-person learning per week and Wednesdays fully remote. Start times will be staggered.

On Aug. 24, students and parents will visit the school for a ‘Meet the Teacher’ conference. Parents will be sent a session schedule.

Prior to the vote, Superintendent Dr. Mark Ault laid out three possible options for reopening.

  • Return to school as normal as possible while following best practices for protecting the health of everyone who enters campus.
  • Begin a fully remote learning plan that will be TRLSD teacher-led utilizing online academic curriculum.
  • Implement a blended learning model that will include a combination of Option A and B.

Ault also said with the reopening plans could change based on changing guidelines from the state of Ohio.

“We fully understand and empathize with the many questions you, as parents, have to prepare for not only your child’s education but also how any disruptions to a normal schedule will impact your family’s schedules,” Ault said.

According to the superintendent, parents were surveyed about the reopening plans and according to that survey more than 60 percent of families prefer their children return to school in the most normal setting as possible.

Twelve percent of families decided they would like for their children to participate in online learning.

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