Spirit Creek Middle School to Close Due to Coronavirus Related Absences
(AUGUSTA, GEORGIA) – Richmond County School System has closed Spirit Creek Middle School due to coronavirus related absences. The closure will take effect immediately and end when the school reopens on October 2, 2020 for face to face instruction.Spirit Creek students in virtual learning are not impacted by the closure.
We will continue to monitor absences among the staff and students at all Richmond County Schools to ensure that our schools operate safely. As indicated in our reopening plans, the protocol is for temporary closure of schoolsimpacted by COVID-19 related absences that are unable to remain open safely for daily instruction.
Notification was sent home with face to face students today about Face to Face Quarantine instruction. Face to Face and virtual parents of Spirit Creek Middle School students who would like to order meals for pick up, should call 706-826-1122.
Total Number of Face to Face Students Enrolled in Richmond County Schools - 12784
- Total number of Face to Face students with a current positive COVID-19 status – 20
- Total number of Face to Face students notified to self-isolate - 267
Total Number of RCSS Employees - 4315
- Total Number of employees with a positive COVID-19 status since September 8 – 11
- Number of school based employees with a current positive COVID-19 status since September 8 – 9
- Number of employees notified to self-isolate – 70
- Number of school based employees notified to self isolate - 53
- Percent of total employees with a current positive COVID-19 status – .2% (Less than ¼ percent)
Spirit Creek Middle School COVID Data:
- Students with current positive - 1
- Employees with current positive – 0
- Students in self-isolate status – 11
- Employees in self-isolate status – 6