South Bend middle and high schools set to return to hybrid in-person learning

NOW: South Bend middle and high schools set to return to hybrid in-person learning

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – South Bend Community School Corporation have just announced that high schools and middle schools will return to hybrid in-person learning on Tuesday, January 19.

Students are set to attend school two days a week for in-person instruction, and three days of e-learning.

Students in Group A (last names beginning with letters A-K) will attend Mondays and Tuesdays, and students in Group B (last names beginning with letters L-Z) will attend Thursdays and Fridays.

Wednesdays will serve as a district-wide e-learning day.

This decision concluded following discussions with South Bend Community School Board members, principals at middle and high schools, and members of the corporation’s COVID-19 Task Force, which include Dr. Mark Fox of the St. Joseph County Health Department.

The School Board of Trustees will review the plan to resume hybrid learning during their meeting on Monday, January 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Secondary students have been taking part in full-time E-Learning since November 30.

In addition, all Empowerment Zone schools will to  return to Sheltered e-learning on Tuesday, January 19.

All Empowerment Zone students who took place in the first phase of sheltered e-learning are invited to return to in-person learning, and parents of these students will receive a call within the next two weeks confirming if you would like your child to engage in in-person learning.

If you have any questions about the Empowerment Zone’s reopening schedule, please contact your child’s school or principal.

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