The safety of our students and staff is very important to us. We practice our emergency and crisis response plans by having drills and by practicing procedures. We have six emergency drills during the year. Please see the notification that is posted in the District Alerts window.
Federal Broadband Benefit
The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail in application.
You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311
Pfizer Vaccine for Children ages 12 – 17 now available at Greene County Department of Public Health
From the Greene County Department of Public Health
Greene County Department of Public Health will now begin offering the Pfizer Vaccine for Children age 12 – 17 years old. Appointments are required and can be made by calling the Greene County Department of Public Health at (252) 747- 8181. Parental/Guardian consent is required.
Greene County Department of Public Health now offers the Pfizer Vaccine for children age 5 – 17 years old and the Moderna Vaccine for individuals 18 and older. Call to make your appointment. Same day service available on most days.
We encourage everyone to continue to monitor Greene County Department of Public Health’s Facebook page and website for updates (www.greenecountync.gov/health).
Notice Regarding Limitations on Liability for COVID-19
Any person entering these premises is hereby notified that those in possession, custody, or control of these premises have taken actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to individuals present on these premises, by requiring that relevant guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and the County Health Department be followed.
Your support and cooperation, and your adherence to these guidelines will help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.
In any claim for relief arising from any individual contracting COVID-19, no person (including this governmental subdivision, governmental instrumentality, or public corporation) shall be liable for any act or omission that does not amount to gross negligence, willful or wanton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing. (S.L. 2020-89)
Please work with us to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Thank you for your support!
NC Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Eviction
The NC Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program is reopening applications soon. The HOPE Program provides rent and utility bill assistance to renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The HOPE Program has been updated since the first open application period. To learn more, please see the attached flyers.