Sussex Tech Switches To Remote Instruction Through Friday

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The Sussex Tech School District will conduct learning remotely through this Friday after people connected to the campus child care center tested positive for COVID-19. The district says it’s taking the action out of an abundance of caution and after consultation with the Delaware Division of Public Health. Sussex Tech High School and Adult Education…

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Somerset Co. Schools Extend Virtual Learning Until Jan. 25th

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Somerset County Public Schools will continue with virtual instruction exclusively until Monday January 25th. A closure of buildings for in-person instruction has been extended due to persisting rates of COVID-19 infection that are above state recommended benchmarks for classroom learning. Somerset County schools had been hoping to bring students back into buildings starting next Tuesday…

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Wicomico Co. Schools To Stay All-Virtual Until Jan. 19th

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Wicomico County Public Schools will stay with entirely virtual instruction until at least January 19th. The school system recently switched to all-remote learning due to rising local COVID-19 cases, with the goal of returning to in-person instruction. Recent metrics and positivity rates will not allow for hybrid learning to resume until later in January, according…

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Schools Shuffle Instruction Plans Due To Local COVID Metrics

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Several school districts and systems are adjusting their hybrid instruction plans in response to COVID-19 infection rates in their communities. Capital School District in Kent County is transitioning all students to remote instruction effective today. The decision was made in response to local infection rates of COVID-19. Remote learning in the Capital School District will…

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Worcester Co. Schools To Stay All-Virtual Until Jan. 4th

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Worcester County Public Schools will remain in all-virtual instruction into early 2021. Schools have been conducting remote learning exclusively this week, and were hoping to reopen for in-person instruction after Thanksgiving. Superintendent Lou Taylor said Thursday that COVID metrics and rates of community transmission indicate that it’s safest to keep students learning remotely until January…

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Wicomico Co. Schools Suspend In-Person Hybrid Instruction

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Wicomico County Public Schools plan to return to all-virtual instruction for the rest of the semester. There will be no hybrid in-person instruction effective Wednesday and continuing through December 18th. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Donna Hanlin outlined the recommendation during a virtual special meeting of the Wicomico County Board of Education, which gave its unanimous…

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Milford High School Remains Closed Today

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Milford High School remains closed today (Tue. Nov. 17th). All instruction will be remote. Benjamin Banneker Elementary School and Morris Early Childhood Center, which were also closed Monday due to COVID-19 concerns, will reopen today for in-person hybrid students according to the Milford School District.

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Laurel Schools Switch To All-Virtual Instruction

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The Laurel School District is shifting to virtual instruction for all schools starting today and lasting through the Thanksgiving weekend break. School officials say they have learned of one student at Laurel Middle School who has tested positive for COVID-19 – a student who had direct contact with 48 people including other students, bus riders,…

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Milford School Districts Makes Adjustments Due To COVID Concerns

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Milford High School, Banneker Elementary School and Morris Early Childhood Center are closed for students today (Monday) due to reports of positive COVID-19 test results. Other schools in the Milford School District will operate on their regular schedules. Students in the affected schools and staff will receive follow-up information. The district in a statement said…

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Worcester Co. Schools Switch To All-Virtual Instruction Monday

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Worcester County Public Schools announced Sunday that all schools in the system will transition to virtual instruction starting Monday, effective until Tuesday December 1st. The decision was based on guidance given by the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Education based on local COVID-19 statistics. Worcester County crossed a threshold of 6.6%…

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Worcester Co. Schools Set Goal For In-Person Instruction

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Worcester County Public Schools will proceed with its ‚Äėresponsible return model‚Äô and a virtual-learning-for-all model as the new school year starts. Governor Larry Hogan‚Äôs recent announcement that all Maryland school systems were authorized to safely plan for in-person instruction does not change Worcester County‚Äôs plans, but Superintendent Lou Taylor said it affirms them. Taylor said…

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