Announcements May 14, 2021

Update on Face Masks
The SC Department of Education has removed the requirement for students and staff to wear face coverings. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is still STRONGLY RECOMMENDING their use, particularly by anyone who has not been fully vaccinated.

From this point forward, MMC will not enforce the wearing of masks in our classrooms and our area of Congaree Hall. Everyone WILL be required to wear a face covering if visiting any other part of the Midlands Tech campus.
You may have seen the governor’s announcement Tuesday evening, which mentioned that parents could sign a waiver for their child to not wear a mask. This new statement from the Department of Education makes the waiver unnecessary.

MMC will continue to keep social distancing practices in place. Anyone who has not been fully vaccinated is still strongly encouraged to wear a face covering.

Masks for Graduation Ceremony
We are in communication with the Convention Center regarding their mask policy. At this time, they are still enforcing the mask requirement, but that MAY change prior to June 4. If so, we will communicate that to all graduates. Unless a change is announced, each graduate and guest should be prepared to bring their own mask to the ceremony.

Semi-Formal Tickets
Tickets are on sale NOW for our End-of-Year Semi-Formal, to be held Friday, May 21. More details about the event can be found here. Let’s celebrate the end of this very memorable year!

Graduation Ticket Pickup
Tickets for the graduation ceremony may be picked up beginning Monday, May 17. The graduate MUST complete the Graduate Info Form PRIOR to picking up tickets. This is information the state requires public schools to collect and report about our graduates’ plans for life after high school. We will verify the form has been completed before handing out tickets.

Chromebook/Charger Return
If you checked out a chromebook for use at home, you may begin returning those now. All devices should be returned by Friday, May 28. Missing chromebooks will result in a charge of $260 and missing cables will be charged $30. If you are unable to meet the return deadline, please speak with an administrator about an extension.