High schoolers in Utica Community Schools return to class amid pandemic

Michigan high schools allowed to resume in-person learning under revised COVID restrictions

Nick Monacelli reports from Sterling Heights.

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – High school students within the Utica Community Schools district returned to in-person classes this week amid the COVID pandemic.

We spoke to some of them in Sterling Heights to learn how the return is going -- watch the report above.

Michigan high schools were allowed to resume in-person learning on Monday, Jan. 4 as a part of Michigan’s revised COVID-19 order issued before the holiday break in December.

On Dec. 18, 2020, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a revised version of the order, which will be in effect until Jan. 15.

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For Macomb County residents make a vaccination appointment, call 586-463-8777, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Online appointments can also be made at Macombgov.org/covidvaccine.

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About the Author:

Nick joined the Local 4 team in February of 2015. Prior to that he spent 6 years in Sacramento covering a long list of big stories including wildfires and earthquakes. Raised in Sterling Heights, he is no stranger to the deep history and pride Detroit has to offer.