North Greenville University has announced that the school is extending modified operations through May 3, continuing online instruction through the end of the spring semester. This decision aligns the university with the state’s plan for public K-12, technical schools, colleges, and universities to remain closed through April 2020.
Schools reschedule proms, events
In the wake of the school closure, several area schools are making plans to delay instead of cancel notable events.
As of March 26, Byrnes High plans to proceed with the Senior Awards Night planned for May. The school is working to reschedule prom and Love Week.
Several area schools have planned online spirit activities to coincide with new eLearning practices.
By Julie Holcombe
Greenville County Schools and Spartanburg District Five schools are preparing to transition approximately 85,000 students from in-class instruction to at-home learning following the statewide closure of schools ordered this weekend by Governor Henry McMaster.
To ensure the students of Greenville County schools continue to receive healthy and nutritious meals during the time schools are closed in response to COVID-19, Greenville County Schools will be providing breakfasts and lunches free of charge to anyone 18 and younger at 15 District locations Monday through Friday.
Students with disabilities can learn at home
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the consequent school closures, Able SC has released a new program that allows students with disabilities to connect with one another and learn practical life skills online.
By Kaelyn Cashman
Michael Levine performed three shows for the entire student body at Mountain View Elementary School on Friday.
Church offering free prom dresses
Marathon Church in Greenville is hosting a Prom Dress Boutique for the community March 11, 12 and 14.
Students can pick out a dress free of charge.
Times for the event are March 11 and 12, 3-6 p.m. and March 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.