Obion County School District

Preparing Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow

A Level 5 School District

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    COVID-19 Update

    September 8, 2021

    EFFECTIVE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

    Obion County Schools will transition to Phase 2 - Moderate Spread of our reopening plan.
    The following is what Phase 2 means for our schools:
    Academic Classes:
    *PreK-12: Traditional Classes with limited interaction as students will rotate to different classrooms and have assigned seating.
    *PreK-12: Virtual learning through online instruction for students ordered to quarantine by the Department of Health.
    Disinfection and Sanitation:
    *Clean/disinfect frequently touched surfaces as well as shared objects to the greatest extent possible
    *Everyone use hand sanitizer and wash hands to the greatest extent possible
    Face Masks:
    *It is highly recommended that all unvaccinated persons wear a mask when social distancing is not possible or when instructed to do so by school staff or administration.
    *Students or staff with medical conditions that prevent the wearing of a mask or face shield will need to notify their principal and provide any requested documentation.

    Serving Meals:
    *PreK-12: Serve meals in the cafeteria or in classrooms with assigned seating and the utilization of auxiliary spaces if available.
    *Students participating in virtual learning may make arrangements for meal pick-up at their school.
    Temperature Screening:
    *Students/staff exhibiting symptoms will be isolated from other students and staff for assessment.
    Contact Tracing/Quarantine:
    *OCS will conduct contact tracing if notified of a positive case.
    *Staff and students identified by the Department of Health or Medical Provider as a positive case will be required to isolate according to CDC or Department of Health guidelines.
    *Staff and students identified by the Department of Health as close contacts will be recommended to quarantine according to CDC or Department of Health guidelines.
    COVID Testing:
    *OCS nurses will conduct COVID testing with written consent.

    Transportation:
    *Run buses at 100% capacity
    *Assigned seating
    *Mask or face shield will be recommended
    *It is recommended that parents bring students to school if possible.
    Visitors:
    *Visitors will be restricted to persons necessary to conduct school business.
    *Visitors will be required to wait in a designated area for assistance.

    Click HERE to view or download a copy of our operating procedures.

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Upcoming Events

  • Obion County Board of Education

    The Obion County Board of Education office is located at 1700 North 5th Street in Union City, TN.
    The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    You may schedule appointments by calling 731-885-9743.

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Announcements

  • TCAP Family Portal

    The TCAP Family Portal is open and ready to use. Parents may view both present and historical student test information. Please visit the family portal section of our website for complete information. TCAP Family Portal

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  • Emergency Broadband Benefit
    The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households. For more information, please visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.

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  • Foundational Literacy Skills Plan

    The TN State Department of Education recently approved our district's Foundational Literacy Skills Plan. You may click HERE to read or print a copy of our plan.

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  • Obion County Schools District Newsletter
    August 2021

    The August 2021 newsletter is now available. Click HERE to download and view a copy.

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  • Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Locations in Obion County

    Gibson Connect announces new Wi-Fi hotspot locations in Obion County. Click HERE to view the complete announcement. The locations are as follows:

    Samburg City Hall
    Woodland Mills Park
    Troy Town Square
    Obion Community Center
    Elbridge Water Association
    USFW Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

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  • Opt-in to Receive Important TEXT Messages from Obion County Schools

    If you missed the first opportunity to opt-in to receive text messages from our school district, then you can text the word Yes to number 67587. This is the short code for our calling system. You should instantly receive a text stating that you are registered for School Messenger notifications. This opportunity is always available so anyone in our school district that missed the first opportunity or if you have changed your mind about text messages, then you can follow these simple steps.   

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  • Bridging the Distance: Family Remote Learning

    The Tennessee Department of Education and Trevecca University announced a new resource, Bridging the Distance: Family Remote Learning, which is specially designed to help families navigate remote learning and better understand the common tools and programs used by educators. Click HERE to visit the website.

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  • The State Department of Education Creates New Online Resource

    The TN Department of Education has created a new online tool designed to provide school leaders, educators, and families an extensive collection of high-quality, optional resources to support teaching and learning, as well as features for locating specific resources quickly and easily. The resource is called Best for All Central: Tennessee's Hub for Learning and Teaching. Click HERE to visit the website.

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  • Tennessee Department of Health
    Coronavirus Information for Parents

    The TN Department of Health has provided a coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document for parents. You may access this document HERE. They department has also created a hotline number available daily from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 1-877-857-2945.

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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Coronavirus Information

    The following links provide information regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The links will take you to the Centers of Disease Control website. The links are available in English and Español.

    English

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