Dorchester County District 2 laptop distribution underway

VIDEO: Dorchester County District 2 to distribute laptops Monday

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCSC) - Dorchester County School District Two leaders began distributing laptops to the district’s high school students for the start of the school year Monday morning.

The distribution at the three district high school students will continue for the next two days. Students must pick theirs from their high school up by Wednesday. Distribution begins at 8 a.m. Monday.

All district high schools have designated times when they must pick up the computers and those times are based on the student’s last name.

Students musts come by their high school in the first hour of the pickup window and parents must wait outside.

Ashley Ridge High School

For Ashley Ridge High School students, laptops will be distributed at the following times for students by last name.

Monday:

  • 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.: A-B
  • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: C-D
  • Noon to 1 p.m.: E-F
  • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: G-H
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.: I-L

Tuesday:

  • 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.: M-O
  • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.: P-R
  • Noon to 1 p.m.: S
  • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: T-V
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.: W-Z

Wednesday:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Make-Up Day for all students

Fort Dorchester High School

For Fort Dorchester High School students, laptops will be distributed at the following times for students by last name.

Monday:

  • 8 a.m.: A
  • 10 a.m.: B
  • Noon: C
  • 2 p.m.: D-E
  • 4 p.m.: F-G

Tuesday:

  • 8 a.m.: H-I
  • 10 a.m.: J-L
  • Noon: M
  • 2 p.m.: N-P
  • 4 p.m.: Q-R

Wednesday:

  • 8 a.m.: S
  • 10 a.m.: T-V
  • Noon: W-Z

Summerville High School

For Summerville High School students, laptops will be distributed at the following times for students by last name:

Monday:

  • 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: A-Be
  • 10 a.m. to Noon: Bi-By
  • Noon to 2 p.m.: C
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: D-E
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: F-Gl

Tuesday:

  • 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Gn-He
  • 10 a.m. to Noon: Hi-J
  • Noon to 2 p.m.: K-L
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Ma-Mi
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Mo-Pa

Wednesday:

  • 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Pe-Ri
  • 10 a.m. to Noon: Ro-Si
  • Noon to 2 p.m.: Sk-Th
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Ti-We
  • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Wh-Z

District leaders say registration must be completed before the students arrive. They say there are still many students who have not started or completed the online registration process and those students will not be allowed to complete registration at the school.

Masks will be required and parents, siblings or friends will not be able to pick up laptops for students.

Ashley Ridge High School has a makeup day on Wednesday for students who miss their appointments, but other two district high schools have not yet scheduled makeup appointments.

Elementary and middle school schools will be distributing technology in the coming weeks. Although they are still finalizing plans, middle schools and most elementary schools will likely be distributing at the end of August into early September.

All schools will provide a tutorial when students pick up the laptops.

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