LCS purchasing 10,500 solar eclipse glasses for students to watch

(MGN Online)

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Lynchburg City Schools said it's Education Foundation purchased 10,500 pairs of ISO-rated and CE certified solar eclipse glasses for all LCS students, faculty, and staff to enjoy the safe viewing of the partial solar eclipse in Lynchburg on August 21.

It's being sponsored by Genworth through the LCS Education Foundation’s Classroom Innovation Grants program.

LCS said there will also be future announcements highlighting special eclipse events happening at each school as teachers return and prepare for the start of the school year.

"LCS is proud of the community support that provides solar glasses for everyone at the Lynchburg City Schools. We especially want to thank Genworth for funding this unique opportunity as well as all Classroom Innovation Grant sponsors who value innovation and support special opportunities and programs to ensure that all students attending the Lynchburg City Schools have an outstanding educational experience," spokesperson, Cindy Babb said.

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