OGES Updates


Dear OGES Families,

I hope that you are all excited about the possibilities that the 2021 school year will bring to OGES. We have provided some updates for the week below. Remember we will not have traditional school on Jan. 13th or Jan. 27th as they will be E-Learning Days. Lunches will be available at the locations below and Wednesday, Jan. 13th. As always if you have any concerns or questions please contact us at 205-379-2450.



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Thursday, Jan. 14th, 8:15am

9000 Tiger Cub Trail

Bessemer, AL

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Upcoming E-Learning Days and Holidays

  • January 13, 2021 - E-Learning Day
  • January 18, 2021 - MLK Jr. Day
  • January 27, 2021 - E-Learning Day
  • February 10, 2021 - E-Learning Day
  • February 15, 2021 - Teacher Work Day
  • February 24, 2021 - E-Learning Day
  • March 22-26 - Spring Break
  • May 5, 2021 - E-Learning Day
  • May 12, 2021 - E-Learning Day

JEFCOED Guidelines for Students & Visitors On Campus During COVID19

Any individual coming onto a Jefcoed campus should assess for COVID-19 symptoms before entering campus or JEFCOED property. Parent/guardian of students is responsible to check your child for symptoms and take temperature before coming to school each day.

Any student or visitor who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms below should not report to the school

New Onset of Cough

New loss of taste or smell

Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Vomiting or Diarrhea

Fever (temperature 100 or greater)

Two of the following: Headache, Sore throat, muscle aches, congestion, runny nose, fatigue

If symptomatic, the individual should seek medical care, COVID-19 testing, or both.

  • Stay home when:

    • Feeling ill,

    • When directly exposed to COVID-19 (for instance, if someone at home is infected),

    • If diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 or awaiting Covid- 19 test results.

  • Increase hygiene practices: wash hands for 20 seconds duration and more frequently, avoid touching your face, cover your cough or sneeze with your elbow. If hand washing facilities are not available use hand sanitizer.

  • Wear face mask

  • Do NOT share items such as school supplies, water bottles, or towels

  • If you have been tested for COVID-19 do not report to school/campus until results have been received and instructions are given per your physician/ nursing department/Health department

  • If you test positive for COVID19 please notify/self-report to your school nurse

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