Announcement from Chattooga and Trion Schools

From Chattooga County School Supt. Jared Hosmer:

Acting on the advice of Governor Kemp and the Department of Public Health concerning COVID-19, the Chattooga County School System will be closed March 16th through March 27th. Students will return on March 30th.

The District will enact its “Digital Learning Plan” during this school closure. More information will be released on how to access the “Digital Learning Material” over the weekend. Please check the system/school website and social media for further instructions.

Accommodations will be made for those families without internet access.

Thank you for your patience in this matter,

Jared Hosmer

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In accordance with the recommendation of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and GHSA Director Robert Hines, Trion City Schools will be suspending all athletic contest at all levels for the time period of March 13 thru March 27. This is being put in place for the safety of both our student athletes and all spectators. It is our sincere hope that we will be able to resume normal activities after this time period.

Please keep our entire school system, state and nation in your prayers during this difficult time.

Jason Lanham
Trion High School
Athletic Director

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Trion School Superintendent Dr. Phil Williams spoke with WZQZ News on Thursday night and said that Trion City Schools will be in session on Friday.  A determination about the next fourteen days will be made .

Williams said that he and school superintendents from around the state were on a conference call this afternoon with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and the state school superintendent concerning the next fourteen days.  School systems around the area have closed their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr. Williams said that he would be meeting with school staff on Friday morning to discuss Trion City Schools plans for the next fourteen days.