Thirty-five remote students return to school


Nettles: Not perfect, but going well

CLINTON — At a socially-distanced school board meeting in the Clinton High School commons Tuesday night, Superintendent Curt Nettles said 35 students have returned to school from remote learning.

The district offered a “grace period” until Sept. 4 for students and their families to decide if they wanted to continue remote learning or return to in-person classes.

“We’re glad to have them back,” Nettles said.

He estimated the number of remote learners to be “a shade under 300,” which is about 20 percent of the student population.

“I won’t say everything is perfect (with the remote learning) because it’s not, but it’s going pretty well,” said Nettles.

In other action, the board:

Recognized the district nurses for their efforts this school year.

Approved the appointments of the following people: Aaron McAfee, junior high cross country volunteer assistant coach; Tim Potts, bass fishing coach; Jim Coonce, aide at CES; Ed Cicenas, aide at CJHS; Derick Zacher, aide at CES; Jordan Lappin, aide at Douglas.

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