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Message from Okaloosa County Superintendent Chambers:


Following a statewide meeting this afternoon with the Commissioner of Education, I wanted to share with you that school closures across the state have been extended through May 1st. as we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida and the nation. During this time, all district employees will continue to follow health precautions outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (www.cdc.com), and we urge our students and families to do the same.


►RELATED: The full press release with meal times, food routes, etc.


As you know, Okaloosa County Schools began distance learning today, and we now know that this model will continue for at least another month, if not longer. It’s a new environment for many, and we will experience some challenges in the first few days. Our teachers and staff are working tirelessly to support student and parent needs. Thank you for the patience that you have shown so far as the district works with you to support your child.