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Mathews schools to provide assignments during shutdown

Mathews High School and Thomas Hunter Middle School teachers will be giving assignments to their students during the two-week shutdown that began Monday due to concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thomas Hunter will provide a work turn-in receptacle at the front of the school to turn in paper/pencil work or books, according to a release from THMS principal Laurel Byrd. All work is due by March 26. Each day, the bag of work will be pulled and tied up and will sit for three days before being distributed to teachers for grading.

All THMS teachers are providing assignments for the shutdown. The release also stated that these assignments will be counted in students’ final grades. However, if a student is unable to complete assignments from the shutdown, it will not be counted against them.

These assignments can be accessed through PowerSchool and some textbooks can be found there as well.

MHS is encouraging its students to check PowerSchool and their Google email address for assi...

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