Prior to the official first day of classes for students today, Anderson School District One is reporting three positive cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, August 24. AD1 is among schools posting positive cases on their website. The information indicates there are two positive cases at Palmetto Middle School and one at Palmetto High School. Additional information will be provided as available.
According to District One Superintendent Robbie Binnicker, a positive case reported could be a student, parent, teacher or other individual that has some relationship with a particular school. The figures for Monday were reported to the District prior to the start of school and persons involved were not at those school.
District One Superintendent Robbie Binnicker said the information is being provided “so parents, employees and the community can get a good sense of what is going on in the schools” and not get it from rumors.
Binnicker said the numbers are from information gathered by the school district which could come from a individual directly, a parent, a school employee or DHEC. It is also based on information provided daily by Anderson County Emergency Preparedness. The information will be evaluated and posted daily on the district website, Binnicker said.
(More information to be posted soon regarding this)