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All Elkhart County schools starting virtually

Published: Aug. 6, 2020 at 5:23 PM EDT
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ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - All the schools in Elkhart County are starting the year with online learning until at least Sept. 28.

The school making that decision today after talking it over with the county’s health officer.

So what does that mean now for some of those districts?

Goshen Community Schools says it will delay the start of the school year by one day, making the first day of school Tuesday, Aug. 11.

This delay will allow administrators and teachers one additional day of preparation to get ready for an online start.

Meanwhile, meals will be served by pick-up/drive-through at each school, with staff members available to direct families through the line at each school.

More plans will be announced as soon as they're confirmed.

Concord Community Schools says the first day of school will begin virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 12, for all students.

Students in grades K-12 who are new to the district may pick up their Chromebooks at Concord Intermediate School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Meanwhile, all athletics, extracurricular and co-curricular activities have been suspended for the time being.

Baugo Community Schools will start virtually on Thursday, Aug. 13.

Student electronic devices will be distributed from noon to 8 p.m. On Wednesday, Aug. 12 at each school.

All extracirricular activities will be delayed as well.

Middlebury Community Schools says your schools will contact you about virtual instruction, picking up devices and meeting teachers.

Athletic practices and contests are canceled until Sept. 28.

Be sure to stay with 16 News Now as we continue to learn more about plans for reopening schools in Elkhart County.

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