Summer program ends early, district continues plans for school year
July 22, 2020
The Whitehall summer school program came to an early end last week with students testing positive for Covid-19.
According to Superintendent Hannah Nieskens, the positive cases in the school setting did trigger the Jefferson County Health Department to place 29 students and seven staff members into a 14-day quarantine.
"As a result, the entire summer school program did shut down; this would have been the last week of the program," she said. "Thankfully, the students are doing well, and I wish them a speedy and full recovery."
The district is still planning to offer onsite instruction begin...