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Charlton Schools to Close Effective March 16, 2020
Charlton Schools to Close Effective March 16, 2020
John Lairsey
Sunday, March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020

Dear Parents,

Out of an abundance of caution, and with the realization there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Charlton County, the Charlton County School District will close effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until Friday, March 20, 2020.  We will evaluate the continual closing of school on a weekly basis as the information surrounding this issue changes rapidly. All school activities, practices and rehearsals are canceled.  Decisions concerning make-up days, other school activities and changes in remaining school year calendar will be made at a later date.  In addition, information for at home learning resources will be announced tomorrow. 

Public health officials continue to advise best every-day healthy practices like frequently washing hands and staying home when you are sick.  We are all being encouraged to be protective of the elderly and any medically-fragile family members.  For the best information we encourage you visit the following websites: and Additionally, the Georgia Department of Education has released information at Policy/communications/Pages/coronavirus.aspx   

We are committed to transparency and will continue to update our web page with COVID-19 information. This situation continues to evolve and information will be provided as necessary.



John D. Lairsey, Ed.D


12:40 p.m.