COVID-19 NEWS and MESSAGES

  • NCDPI - NC Community College System and NC Department of Public Instruction Joint Statement of Support for NC's Public School Students

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020
    In the uncertain times created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NC Community College System and the NC Department of Public Instruction are working collaboratively to ensure that North Carolina students continue to have high-quality educational opportunities. North Carolina’s community colleges are open-door institutions, committed to serving all students in pursuit of higher education and workforce preparation beyond high school...

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  • JCPS 2019-2020 Graduation Plans Announced

    FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020
    JCPS high schools will host “modified” traditional graduation ceremonies between Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - Saturday, August 1, 2020. Schools will communicate about specific graduation dates and ceremony times as we get closer to see what restrictions may limit our attendance participation...

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  • NCDPI - UNC System, NCDPI Partner to Ensure Admissions Standards for College Applicants

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2020
    In light of the COVID-19 public health crisis, the University of North Carolina (UNC) System Office and NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) are working together to ensure NC students remain on-track to access postsecondary educational opportunities. North Carolina students and their families should be recognized for their remarkable resilience and perseverance throughout this pandemic, and the UNC System and NCDPI understand the unique challenges ahead...

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  • COVID-19 JCPS Superintendent Update on Remote Learning Update and Year End Plans

    FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2020
    Based on the latest guidance from NCSBE, DPI and the NC Governor’s Office, additional information has been provided about finalizing the school year for students. Please note this in Phase 4 of the JCPS remote learning plan. Information regarding final grading, promotion, school office openings, pickup of personal student items, return of school items and summer activities is provided in this update...

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  • COVID-19 JCPS Superintendent Update

    FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020
    Last Friday, Governor Roy Cooper extended the closure of the schools in North Carolina until the end of the year. The last day for our schools is May 29. The last day for CTLA and Early College is May 15. Remote learning opportunities will continue until the last day for students. Schools will continue to communicate with you during this time....

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Gov. Roy Cooper - Press Conference April 24, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper - Press Conference March 27, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper - Press Conference March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Virtual Call Center

  • Johnston County Public Schools has activated a Call Center staffed with employees who will virtually answer incoming calls to a toll-free number Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice.

    The toll-free number is 855-527-6397 or 855-JCS-NEWS. While the Call Center will serve as an additional public service, school and central office phone numbers will remain accessible.

Updates

    • April 24, 2020 - Gov. Cooper announces that schools will remain closed for normal operations. JCPS will utilize remote learning for the remainder of the school year
    • April 20, 2020 - JCPS announces plan to resume meal services for students
    • April 2, 2020 - JCPS announces High School Graduation Update
    • March 31, 2020 - JCPS launches Virtual Call Center 
    • March 27, 2020 - Gov. Roy Cooper issues stay at home executive order (Effective March 30, 2020 at 5 p.m.)
    • March 25, 2020 - JCPS releases remote learning plan
    • March 23, 2020 - Spring Break remains April 10-17 for traditional and restart schools
    • March 23, 2020 - May 25 is Memorial Day Holiday for traditional and restart schools
    • March 23, 2020 - Three new meal delivery sites added
    • March 23, 2020 - All schools closed for students until May 15th
    • March 23, 2020 - All events cancelled until May 15th
    • March 19, 2020 - All March Special Events Cancelled
    • March 19, 2020 - JCPS established Meal Service Delivery Sites to begin Friday, March 20. Details on time and locations are below.
    • March 15, 2020 - JCPS will offer Meal Service at 11 schools beginning Wednesday, March 18. Details on time and locations are below.
    • March 15, 2020 - All JCPS school and central office buildings will be closed to all staff Monday, March 16th and Tuesday, March 17.
    • March 15, 2020 - Report cards will not go home as originally scheduled. New dates for grading and reporting will be provided as soon as more information is provided from DPI.
    • March 15, 2020 - Johnston Co. Board of Education calls Emergency Session for Monday, March 16
    • March 14, 2020 - All schools closed March 16-March 27
    • March 12, 2020 - All middle and high school interscholastic athletic events suspended beginning March 14 through April 6
    • March 12, 2020 - All Field Trips Cancelled until further notice
    • March 12, 2020 - Showcase of Stars Cancelled
    • March 12, 2020 - Leading with the Heart Cancelled

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