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Superintendent pledges to keep classrooms open as district monitors staff absences due to COVID.
“I’m sad that the place where I made my memories is gone, but I’m excited that there’s a new place for other people to make those memories.” — Shannon Gillespie, former Artondale Elementary School student
District transportation officials will evaluate road conditions over the weekend.
An enrollment shortfall could take a toll on Peninsula School District’s budget, but coronavirus recovery funds will help.
Upbeat music sounded from a speaker outside the new Artondale Elementary School on Monday. A steady stream of cars pulled up in front of the recently completed, two-story building. Staff
“People say they were ‘December tired’ in October.” — Carol Rivera, president Peninsula Education Association
Unvaccinated students exposed to COVID-19 now miss a fraction of the in-person learning days formerly lost to quarantine, district officials report.
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Author Bronwyn Scott heads an esteemed group of presenters at the two-day virtual conference.
District officials have wheels in motion to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5-11 at upcoming school-based clinics pending FDA approval of the shot, which came Friday.
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