School Districts Impacted by COVID-19

Nov 10, 2020

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Schools districts in the Northwoods continue to navigate and further education through the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools have offered families options when it comes to their child's education this school year. It includes in-person, virtual, and a hybrid of the two. 

The following is a list of the impact COVID-19 has had on local districts. This list will be updated regularly. 

Oneida County

School District of Rhinelander:

  • Crescent Elementary School: Went remote for two weeks, in-person classes have resumed
  • Pelican Elementary School: Went remote for two weeks, in-person classes have resumed
  • Bus routes running normal again 

Three Lakes School District:

  • Three Lakes Junior High: Went remote for two weeks, in-person classes have resumed

MHLT District:

  • Entire District went to remote learning on October 22. In-person classes resumed Nov. 2

Langlade County

Elcho School District:

  • Elcho Middle & High School switched to remote learning for the week of October 5, in-person classes have resumed.

Lincoln County

Merrill Area Public Schools:

  • Jefferson Elementary School: remote learning until Nov. 17
  • Washington Elementary School: remote learning until Dec. 1
  • Kate Goodrich Elementary School: remote learning until Dec. 1
  • Prairie River Middle School: remote learning until Dec. 1

Vilas County

School District of Phelps:

  • Phelps School Building closed October 31. Student are virtual/remote learning through Nov. 15

Gogebic County

  • Districts within the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District have switched to virtual/remote learning through November 13 for those within Gogebic County and Nov. 20 for those in Ontonagon County.
  • Ironwood Area Schools returned to in-person classes November 16. 
  • All Michigan high school classes are ordered by Gov. Whitmer's administration to go to remote learning for three weeks starting November 18. 

Forest County

School District of Crandon:

  • District went remote for two weeks on Oct. 2, in-person classes resumed Oct. 19

Goodman-Armstrong Creek School District:

  • District switch to remote/virtual learning on Oct. 9, in-person classes resumed Oct. 26

Price County

Prenctice School District

  • District switched to remote/virtual learning November 17. In-person classes tenatatively set to resume Nov. 30

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