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Munising Public Schools will return to in-person instruction on Monday, October 19, 2020. All school staff who tested positive for COVID-19 are cleared to return to work by October 19. When...

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On Sunday, October 18, 2020 Munising Public Schools was notified by the LMAS District Health Department that a school employee tested positive for COVID-19. No students or other employees were identified as close contacts. The Active Confirmed and Active Probable COVID-19 cases at Munising Public Schools are posted on the MPS COVID-19 DASHBOARD link on the school website at munisingschools.com. Munising Public Schools plans to continue in-person instruction.

Pete Kelto

1 day ago

Munising Public Schools will return to in-person instruction on Monday, October 19, 2020. All school staff who tested positive for COVID-19 are cleared to return to work by October 19. When students return, Munising Public Schools will continue following our COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan safety protocols that require all students and staff to wear masks throughout the school day. This requirement also complies with the latest Emergency Orders from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Free breakfast and lunch pickup for Mustang Online students will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at the Middle/High School. Multiple meals will be available for pickup both days. Middle/High School students should also bring their fully-charged Chromebook with charger or personal device to school beginning on Monday, October 19. As always, we appreciate everyone’s ongoing support, and we look forward to seeing the students back in school.

Pete Kelto

5 days ago

On Sunday, October 11, 2020 Munising Public Schools was notified by the LMAS District Health Department that a fourth employee has tested positive for COVID-19. One other employee was identified as a close contact and will be following quarantine protocols. No students were identified as close contacts of the employee. We will continue to provide updates as any new cases arise.

Pete Kelto

8 days ago

On Friday, October 9, 2020 Munising Public Schools was notified by the LMAS District Health Department that a third employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Four students were identified as close contacts of the employee. The students’ families have been notified by the health department and will be following quarantine protocols. No other employees were identified as close contacts. We appreciate the hard work of the employees of the LMAS District Health Department in their efforts to keep our community healthy and safe.

Pete Kelto

10 days ago

On Thursday, October 8, 2020 Munising Public Schools was notified by the LMAS District Health Department that a second employee has tested positive for COVID-19. No students or other employees were identified as close contacts. Munising Public Schools is still planning on resuming in-person instruction on Monday, October 19, 2020. Mather Elementary students should continue to work on instructional packets during the week of October 12, and Middle/High School students will continue to attend class via Google Meet during their regular class period schedules for the week of October 12. Free breakfast and lunch for all students will remain available for pick-up daily at the Middle/High School from noon until 1:00pm. School athletic events and extracurricular activities will continue as scheduled. Decisions about athletic contests requiring school transportation will still be made on an event by event basis. As always, we appreciate your support and cooperation.

Pete Kelto

11 days ago

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held as scheduled this Thursday, October 8th at Mather Elementary and the Middle/High School. Conferences at Mather will be held from Noon-2:30pm and 5:30-7:30pm. Conferences at the Middle/High School will be held from 12:30-3:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. Conferences will be conducted in teacher classrooms to limit gathering sizes. Please wear a mask in the building and practice physical distancing in classrooms and common areas. There will be no remote learning for students on Thursday, October 8th, the day of conferences. Friday, October 9th is a Professional Development day for all teaching staff. The will be no remote learning for students on Friday, October 9th.

Pete Kelto

14 days ago

During Munising Public Schools’ remote learning period through October 16, middle and high school students will be attending classes via Google Meet on their regular class period schedule beginning at 8:00am on Tuesday, October 6. The class period schedule is posted on the school website at munisingschools.com. If students cannot attend a Google Meet session, parents should call the school to excuse the student for the absence. Chromebooks can be picked up today in the middle/high school cafeteria for middle and high school students. Staff will be at the school to distribute Chromebooks until 6:00pm. Chromebooks can also be picked up on Tuesday, October 6 from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Students are also allowed to use their own devices. For Mustang Online students, an assignment must be started or completed in each class on Wednesday, October 7. Instructional packets for Mather Elementary students can be picked up today in the Mather Elementary lobby beginning at 4:00pm. Staff will be at the school until 6:00pm to hand out packets. Packets can also be picked up on Tuesday, October 6 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Students are allowed to come into both school buildings to get any materials they need from their lockers. Middle and high school students should come in and get their musical instruments and music.

Pete Kelto

15 days ago

On Sunday, October 4, 2020, Munising Public Schools was notified by the LMAS District Health Department that one of our employees has tested positive for COVID-19. All close contacts of the individual have been notified by LMAS and will be following quarantine protocols. Only one student was identified as a close contact. Due to staffing challenges in our transportation department, Munising Public Schools will be switching to remote learning beginning Monday, October 5 and continuing until Monday, October 19, when in-person instruction will resume. The remote learning plan will start with instructional packets for Mather Elementary students. In the Middle/High School, Chromebooks will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, October 5. Students may also use their own devices. Instruction will be delivered through Google Classroom. Middle and high school students should check their school email for Google Meet times for their classes. Mustang Online students will continue their existing form of online instruction. Free breakfast and lunch for all students will be available for pick-up daily at the Middle/High School from noon until 1:00pm. School athletic events and extracurricular activities will continue as scheduled. Decisions about athletic contests requiring school transportation will be made on an event by event basis. We apologize for any inconvenience this change in instruction will cause. As always, we appreciate your support and cooperation.

Pete Kelto

16 days ago
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