Cars fill the parking lots. It’s the first day of school year 2020-21. Lexington School District Two teachers reported to class Monday. Students don’t start classes until Sept. 8, and have the option of attending class in-person two days of the week, this year, because of the coronavirus crisis. Or students can stay home for virtual school only.
Last school year, in-person classes were abruptly ended on March 16, because of coronavirus fears.
Teachers will be in their classrooms five days of the week, this year, with one -half of the student coming on alternating days.
Some teachers will conduct virtual classes only for the parents who opted not to send their children to school for fear of the coronavirus.