Additional Details

GMC's "Re-opening Plan"

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NEW START DATE FOR GMC STUDENTS

The new first day for students (all grade levels) last name beginning:

A-K is Thursday, August 20th.

The new first day for students (all grade levels) last name beginning:

L-Z is *Friday, August 21st.


*Friday, August 21st will NOT be a virtual day- for students who chose Face-to-Face

Virtual Fridays will start the week of August 24th.

Thursday, August 20th/ Friday, August 21st Bell Schedule

1A: 8:00-8:30

2A: 8:40-9:10

3A: 9:15-9:45

4A: 9:50- 10:20

1B: 10:25-10:55

2B: 11:00-11:30

3B: 11:35-12:05

4B: 12:10-12:40

*No lunch will be served*

*Students with opens will report to the breezeway*

*Students scheduled for college classes will report to the patio*

New information:

Freshmen Info:


  • Freshmen (students only) Orientation on Aug. 20th (A-K) and Aug. 21st (L-Z)
  • Parent Orientation meeting on Aug. 20th 6 p.m. via Google Meets- link to be sent via parent email.
  • Parents, check your spam folder for emails, if you have not received any emails please contact Ms. Clark: dclark@greermiddlecollege.org
  • Parents, please visit our website and sign up for Blazer News (as discussed in your intake meeting) in order to receive email communications weekly from the school.


Upperclassmen
Info:


Information for All:

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All student schedules will be mailed out the week of August 3rd.

  • The only schedule changes made prior to August 24 will be for those with clerical errors. For example, a missing core class or a previous credit earned class.
  • No elective class schedule changes will be made.


All students and parents: please join our google classrooms to receive updated information from your school counselors with important dates, forms, etc .

Class Codes:

Class of 2021: ar27a56

Class of 2022: wwqargq

Class of 2023: up4jrxe

Class of 2024: ga4742g



Dress Code: Students are required to be in dress while attending classes Face-to-Face.



Fever of 100.4 or higher:

  • If a student’s temperature screening results in a fever of 100.4 or higher, he/she will not be allowed to attend GMC face-to-face.
  • DHEC requirements for the student to return to school are: a note from the student’s doctor stating the fever is NOT COVID-19 related AND 24 hours fever free with no fever-reducing medicine OR a negative COVID19 test, OR 3 days fever-free with no fever reducing medications.


Attendance:

  • Students will NOT be penalized due to a necessary quarantine with a doctors note/parent note/directive from the school.
  • Students will be expected to join online learning and complete all assignments to the best of their ability.
  • If students have a NEW need for assistance with wi-fi and or devices due to quarantine, please contact the school.


Arrivals to GMC:

  • Parent drop-off line: - students are to remain in their car in the car line. A GMC staff member will come to the car and take temperatures.

  • Upperclassmen Student Parking lot:- Students will come to the new gym entrance to have their temperature checked before entering the building.


Carpools:

  • GMC will not facilitate and/or coordinate any carpools due to the lack of control over social distancing in a vehicle
  • If students chose to carpool and any one person from that carpool arrives at school with a temperature of 100.4 or higher, the entire carpool will have to leave campus. The individual with the temperature of 100.4 or higher has to be fever-free and present no other systems of Covid-19 for 24 hours before returning to school.


Lunch at GMC:

  • Changes are coming to our lunch options. Keep checking Blazer News and our website for updates from PIP.


Service Hours:

  • Students, please continue to work on service hours in the safest way possible. GMC administration will revisit service hour requirements, as we understand the difficulties of completing certain activities within the community.


Athletics:

  • All students on-line or hybrid will be allowed to participate in GMC sports. GMC will follow all SCHL guideline.


Technology needs:

  • Chromebooks are fine, PC/laptops are the suggested device for computer classes, GTC classes, and or college classes.


Alphabet split groups:

We will try to work with hardships to change groups (A-K) or (L-Z) as long as loads are balanced. Email Mr. Dillard at jdillard@greermiddlecollege.org


  • PARENTS, please complete the survey to let GMC know your students plan for attending GMC for the start of the 20-21 school year.
  • all students have the options of:
  • our Face-to-Face 50/50 split (A-K) Mon. & Tues (L-Z) Wed. & Thurs or
  • On-line only Mon-Thurs, live streamed classes
  • Both options are fluid and can change as students needs are considered.


******** PARENT SURVEY LINK Below: **********


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiAn91H1T11QdsA72JVC13nMyB58wA5VZGg-4uTd685fLXGQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

We plan to continuously communicate with you throughout this process. Thank you in advance and GO BLAZERS!!

Administration Team:

Fred Crawford, Principal

James Dillard, Associate Principal

Jessica McCraw, Assistant Principal

David Gantt, Operation Director