- By Steve Kretzman –
At their final regular meeting before the scheduled Sept. 1 opening of school, the Washington Island School Board again reviewed the plan to resume in-person instruction with a virtual instruction option.
The plan was unanimously approved, although Principal Michelle Kanipes emphasized that implementation of the plan would remain fluid given the uncertain future of the pandemic.
During the previous week, school families had been surveyed about their intentions, and Title 1 Coordinator Margaret Foss reported the results: 36 students will return to in-person instruction, eight students opted for virtual instruction, three students were still undecided, and 17 students intend to be homeschooled or to enroll in eAchieve Academy, an online public charter school based in Waukesha Wisconsin. At the time of the meeting the choices of five students were still unknown.
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