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Dear HPSD Family,
For the first three weeks of 2020-2021 School Year, neither traditional (in-person) nor Hybrid (alternating days) school will be offered. All students will start the year remotely.
Additionally, Hattiesburg Public School District's 2020-2021 school year official start of school date for all students has been delayed until Monday, August 17, 2020. Please note the information below explaining Phase 1 and Phase 2 of HPSD's 2020-2021 Restart & Recovery Plan:
- Phase 1 (August 17th - September 4th): all schools will return using online virtual/distance learning as the form of instruction for all students grades Pre-K - 12
- Phase 2 (September 8th - October 19th): Schools will begin in-person hybrid instruction for students on alternating assigned days according to a student's last name.
Tiger Family, we apologize for any inconvenience, but please know that our commitment to our families is one in which safety is a top priority. Please be mindful that circumstances are constantly changing and that all plans are subject to change. We appreciate your support and willingness to adjust as we work together to make the best, most informed health, safety, and academic decisions for our students, staff, and community.
Dr. Robert Williams
Superintendent, Hattiesburg Public Schools

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Superintendent Address | School Reopening Update June 18, 2020

June 18th, 2020 Tiger Family, Superintendent Dr.Robert Williams would like to update all Parents/Guardians and students on our reopening plans for August 2020. Our team filled with Administrators & building Administrators is working to bring forth the best solution for our students this upcoming school year! In this update, Superintendent Williams will discuss three options that are on the table to reopen all Hattiesburg Public schools.