Back2School with BCS

  • Berkeley County Schools is excited to welcome students for in-person learning for the 2021 - 22 school year. Below is what you need to know to get off to a fantastic start. We look forward to sharing in the excitement of the school year, and extending that feeling into an educational experience filled with limitless opportunities and multiple pathways to success. Join in the social media fun and use #Back2SchoolBCS and #Back2SchoolWV to join our conversation.

  • Below are frequently asked questions in regards to Berkeley County Schools' reopening plan. These were posted as of August 19, 2021, and will be updated as needed.

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  • Will face coverings be required for the 2021-2022 school year?

  • How will I know the status of face coverings each week?

  • When will face coverings be required?

  • What kinds of face coverings are permitted or recommended by BCS?

  • Will face coverings be required at recess, on the playground?

  • What if my child has lost or does not have a face covering?

  • Are there exemptions for wearing a face covering in schools during the COVID-19 Health & Safety Order? (8/26/21)

  • What additional measures are being considered, besides the implementation of face coverings, to help keep students and staff safe?

  • Will social distancing continue in BCS buildings even if face coverings are being used?

  • Will students return to school five days per week?

  • Will COVID-19 vaccines be mandatory for students prior to the 2021-2022 school year?

  • What if health conditions get worse during the 2021-22 school year? Is a return to all-virtual (click) learning possible?

  • How will positive Covid-19 contacts be communicated to the school community? (8/24/21)

  • Will classroom sizes return to pre-COVID sizes?

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    Our School & Bus Route locator is located on the website under Find it Fast.  Open the link to WebQuery, insert your address, and select the grade level and the route will be displayed. (Small glitch...for kindergarten, select first grade).  Bus schedules will also be posted at orientation. 

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    School menus are loaded and ready for your review from our website.  Be sure to check out nutritious offerings for both breakfast and lunch! Visit:

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    Welcome Toolkits have been posted on your schools' website under the Our School tab that will include a lot of helpful information for you and your family.  You can also browse the Welcome Toolkit directory to find info for your school site here:

    Be sure to check it out!

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    Communicate with your school using the communication tools shared with you by your school, when you have a question or concern.  Your school is the source for credible, accurate information. You can find school contact information by visiting,

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    Students perform better when they are well rested, with a minimum of 8 hours of sleep, and a nutritious breakfast.

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