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    Covington Independent Public Schools will return to in-person learning on September 28, operating on the “A/B” Hybrid Model.

    This means students who are assigned to the “A” group will attend school in person on Mondays and Tuesdays. Students assigned to the “B” group will attend school in person on Thursdays and Fridays. Students will continue to log in and complete assignments online on days in which they are not scheduled to attend in person. Earlier this month during orientation visits, schools informed students of which group they were assigned. Please contact your child’s school if you are not sure of your child’s grouping. Students who opted for virtual only in the Covington Virtual Academy, will continue with their online assignments five days a week. Just a reminder that Covington Virtual Academy students must remain fully virtual until December 18.

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Hornblower to Step Down as Holmes High Principal

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Holmes High School principal Scott Hornblower requested a change in assignment Wednesday afternoon.

Covington Independent Public Schools spokesperson Debra Vance told The River City News that Hornblower announced at a staff meeting Wednesday afternoon that he would be leaving his position as principal soon.

“I have enjoyed working at Holmes for the past five years, but I feel that this decision is in the best interest of my students and my family,’’ Hornblower said in an announcement.

Hornblower will remain at Holmes until the school-based decision-making council meets on Nov. 11 to determine next steps, which could include hiring an interim principal and/or outlining the process for finding his replacement, the district said. 

Hornblower’s request for reassignment means he will still be working in the district, but not at Holmes. Parents were notified of the change via telephone Wednesday evening. In addition, a letter will be sent home with students Thursday.

Hornblower said working with the students and staff of Holmes has been a great experience.

“I will surely miss being in contact with the students and staff,’’ Hornblower said. “I wish everyone all the best. I certainly thank you for your understanding in this matter.”





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