OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - The Okolona School District revealed how its students will be learning this year.
On Friday, administrators announced that schools will start back August 10th, but students won't physically go back until September 8th.
Classes will be fully virtual the first few weeks of school due to a spike in coronavirus cases in the county.
Classroom remolding has also caused a change of plans.
Okolona's superintendent, Chad Spence, said administrators want to have everything prepared before students arrive.
"So we can provide provide the best quality learning environment from a virtual standpoint and also from a traditional standpoint once or if the return to school," he said.
Superintendent Spence said teachers will give each student an instructional package the first week of school.
Students will also get Chromebooks so they can complete assignments at home.
Spence said parents can rest assure their kids will get the tools to succeed.
"Its our goal to ensure that our precious students are in the best capable hands to receive the best quality of education," he said.