Secondary students attending School City of Mishawaka head back to classroom under hybrid learning model
MISHAWAKA-- Monday is the first day of in-person learning for secondary students attending the School City of Mishawaka.
This is the first time middle and high school students come back for in-person since March.
Students time between in-person and virtual learning will be split throughout the week.
Due to the pandemic, day one isn’t coming without a few changes for students teachers and parents.
According to the school district, below are some of the notable changes students, faculty and parents will see on day one.
- There will be no lockers.
- All students will have to stay to the right in the halls.
- Masks are to be worn all day except when eating lunch.
- Students will not be allowed to congregate.
- Social distancing.
This school year, pick up and drop offs will be different.
- Only 7th graders will be dropped off at the front.
- 8th graders will now be dropped off in the back.
Students will enter and exit the school into their team doorway, minimizing contact with other students.
To help with contact tracing and reduced risk of spread students will remain in the same location with the same group of students for the majority of the day.
Mishawaka High School principal, John Ross gives ABC57 an in-depth look in the interview above.