three middle grades students wearing masks on a school campus
  • Returning to School Under Plan B: Hybrid Alternating Weeks

    As we prepare for the return to school of K-12 student on January 25, 2021, and as we move forward in our return of EC separate settings and Pre-K as of October 27, 2020, this webpage will be a one-stop-shop for everything related to re-entry of schools. 

    **As we continue to learn more about how to operate in this pandemic, guidelines, expectations, etc. will continue to evolve, be revised, and change. OCS documents will be revised accordingly. Thank you for your flexibility, grace, and understanding.

     

    Important Calendar Reminder:

    Due to the significant loss of instructional time, inclement weather days will be remote learning days during the 2020-2021 school year.

     
     
  • On Thursday, November 12, all families will receive an email to respond to, regarding their plan for their child when Orange County Schools returns to Plan B: Hybrid In-Person/Alternating Weeks and Virtual Academy Offerings on January 25, 2021.  They will have through November 23 to respond to this signup.  Families will have the option of sending their child back to school under Plan B: Hybrid In-Person/Alternating Weeks or signing their child up for one of the fully remote Virtual Academy offerings.
     
    To learn more about the Plan B Hybrid Virtual Academy offerings, please make plans to attend the following info sessions.  We will provide interpretation services. 
     

    Plan B Hybrid In-Person and Virtual Academy Offerings

    If you want to know more about the offerings for Virtual Academy so you can make the best remote decision for your child, join us and hear from our teachers and staff.

    Thumbnail of graphic depicting Plan B alongside the Virtual Academy offerings

    YouTube link from the Info Session on November 10:

    https://youtu.be/pzx9DnfP-Wg

    Slide 6 of the Info Session PowerPoint, with a brief overview of each option

    Link to FAQ

    YouTube link from the Info Session on November 12:

    https://youtu.be/Jzn2vBCHtZw

    Safety Measures for
    Plan B in OCS

    If you want to know more about the safety measures in place and the guidance OCS receives from our health department, state, and medical professionals, join us for this webinar.

     

    Slide from presentation

    YouTube link from the Info Session on November 18:

    https://youtu.be/C-T-Lu3Pyl0

    Virtual Academy Offerings for OCS Elementary Students: Edmentum (Calvert Curriculum)

    These webinars are designed for parents who are interested in the Virtual Academy offerings for their child(ren). These will be recorded and reposted. *Register in advance for these webinars!

    Laptop with Edmentum logo on screen

    Click on the icon above to view the November 13 Edmentum webinar:
    https://edmentum.zoom.us/rec/share/HCUSlNoGl7oQaVaDzn9YH9uEkmpmnYBR-cauJeWibL_n60rtYg2AMDH9Wgf2tYHl.GnOy058cltIC4Tjl

    Passcode: 2522HAW!

    Click on the link below to view the webinar from November 17:
    https://edmentum.zoom.us/rec/share/M9mnF-CSjY7D55yDufa_xKbBx3zM0FcKDiFeNpBmzL4J9wlZ9du0hrgEGKy1kBwD.e8iqMKZr1zMj1w_j

    Passcode: Jit1=dth