Both full-time Virtual Academy and hybrid model Lexington Two students will receive free meals at school and by curbside pickup after the USDA extended its summer meals program amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Last Friday, two days after Burton Pack Elementary closed for cleaning, an email was sent to all Richland One teachers stating that they would now be allowed to teach from home during virtual learning.
Chambers said, "This year students wanted to have a positive message to prepare for a unique start to the school year. Student body President, Ebony Christie, sang the song and the song and video were edited by Elijah Slater."
Ahead of their return, the school’s student body president, Issy Rushton, says she helped to kickstart the I Pledge Columbia campaign encouraging students to wear a mask and help protect the campus and the community from COVID-19.