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Putnam County Schools transition to remote learning

GRANVILLE — Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in Putnam County, the school district announced on Friday, Sept. 11, its would transition to remote learning for the next two weeks.

In the announcement to students and families, it stated that the procedures for remote learning were developed by a team of staff and administrators earlier in the year.

The weeks have been broken into Black and Gold days.

Gold days are Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays and on these days students engage in learning that is not with live instruction. They use the day to check into their classrooms and complete learning as posted by teachers. Teacher are available via email, video chat or phone to help students throughout the regular school day.

Back days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays and this is when students are required to check into live instruction using Google Meets.

Attendance of students is still taken on both Black and Gold days. Grading procedures in the district have not been changed. Assignments, quizzes and tests are all applied to quarter and semester grades.

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