Flagler Schools announce fall sports start date for districts high schools
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. Flagler County Schools announced the districts start date for fall sports for Flagler-Palm Coast High School and Matanzas High School. The district said the goal is to start fall sports practice on Sept. 5. School officials said the current conditioning programs will remain in place. I recognize the importance of athletics to many of our students and our community. But we need to ensure we are doing all we can do to provide a safe environment for all our students and staff, including our athletic programs, Superintendent Cathy Mittelstadt said.
DELAYED: Flagler County School Board votes to push back reopening date
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. The Flagler County School Board has voted to delay the reopening of schools for the upcoming semester, according to a release from the school district. Members voted 4-1 on Tuesday to push the districts school start date to Aug. 24, two weeks later than the original start date of Aug. 10. [SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS: News 6 hosts town hall on reopening Central Florida schools]Prior to Tuesdays vote, Flagler County Schools had also postponed fall sports due to COVID-19 concerns. With the updated school year calendar, district leaders said school board officials asked staff members to look for opportunities to add more teacher planning and professional development days throughout the school year. For all the latest developments related to returning to school amid the ongoing pandemic, visit ClickOrlando.com/backtoschool.
Flagler County schools to offer in-person, online learning options for students
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. As the Flagler County Public School district slowly reopens in anticipation of welcoming students back to campus in the fall, district officials said Thursday parents would be able to choose the best type of learning for their child. According to a news release, FCPS will offer both online and in-person learning options for students when the new school year commences on Aug. 10. Flagler Schools is working towards having our campuses open for in-person learning on August 10th, as scheduled. District officials said in a news release they would be contacting families next week to determine which learning option families would prefer. It is beneficial for students to remain on a consistent path, officials said.