400 Eisenhower High School students quarantined amid COVID outbreak; School returns to remote learning
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Utica Community Schools’ Eisenhower High School sent a letter to parents Monday alerting them the school will be going fully remote starting March 23 until April 19. The school has 40 positive cases and 400 students in quarantine. Related: Students at Shelby Township school returning to remote learning due to ‘significant number’ of COVID casesSpring sports tryouts are being put on hold but winter season sports will be able to complete their seasons as long as the adhere to state Covid-19 testing protocol. AdElsewhere in Macomb County, Warren Consolidated Schools has decided to take the whole district remote the week of April 12, which is the week following spring break, in order to slow the rise in cases across the district.
Warren educators call for remote learning to start school year
WARREN, Mich. The Warren Education Association represents over 860 educators in Warren Schools and they are looking out for the teachers, by demanding the students in Warren should stay home for the upcoming school year. READ: Heres what Michigan school districts have planned for the fall amid the pandemicI think theyre doing their job protecting the teachers, said Erin Taylor-Czerniak. Erin Taylor-Czerniak has a four year old who is supposed to be starting Pre-K, in Warren, but now shes not sure. I dont expect to send her back to school personally, until Phase 6 and thats only if its based on good data and good judgement.Her views match the Warren Education Association. The organization released a letter to Warren Schools, making sure their concerns are heard and clear.
Warren Consolidated summer school employee tests positive for COVID-19
WARREN, Mich. A staff member working in Warren Consolidated Schools districts summer school program has tested positive for COVID-19, district officials say. The letter also says the Macomb County Health Department has been notified of the confirmed case and working with the district to provide guidance. Any student or staff member who shows symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19 should notify Jodi Duplay, the school districts pandemic manager, at 586-698-4564 or email@example.com. For testing locations in Macomb County, visit www.macombgov.org/covid19-canigettested. Specific medical questions and concerns can call the Macomb County Health Department COVID Hotline at 586-463-3750.
Warren schools cancel parent-teacher conferences to clean due to coronavirus concerns
WARREN, Mich. – Warren Consolidated Schools announced Thursday’s parent-teacher conferences will be canceled so buildings can be cleaned amid coronavirus concerns. See which schools, events are being impacted hereThe first two cases of coronavirus in Michigan were confirmed Tuesday night. Neither of those cases were in Macomb County, but the district said it is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations to prepare. Below is a letter from the district:
Problem with 12 buses forces Warren Consolidated Schools to close Wednesday
Officials with Warren Consolidated Schools are trying to figure out why 12 school buses broke down and caused the district to shut down Wednesday. Those students had to be transferred to a second bus, officials said. The decision to close the district caused headaches for many parents. Superintendent Robert Livernois said the same buses are used for middle and elementary school students, so there would have been a domino effect in delays. Separate from being stranded on the bus, elementary kids (would have been) waiting at a bus stop, Livernois said.
Warren Consolidated cancels school today due to transportation issue
Classes are canceled Wednesday for students in the Warren Consolidated Schools district due to a transportation issue, the district reports. The school district posted the closing announcement just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. The district was also closed Tuesday due to the snowy and icy road conditions. It was among dozens of schools that were closed Tuesday in Metro Detroit. View: Metro Detroit school closings list