Rockport Elementary School Continues Virtual Learning Due to COVID Quarantines

Students at Rockport Elementary School in Rockport, Indiana, will continue to learn virtually for the time being due to a high number of COVID-19 quarantines.

Posted: Aug 23, 2021 11:47 AM
Updated: Aug 23, 2021 12:15 PM

Virtual learning will continue at Rockport Elementary School in Rockport, Indiana, due to the high number of students and staff currently in quarantine due to COVID-19.

The school's principal says virtual learning will continue from Monday, Aug. 23, until at least Friday, Aug. 27.

The school had transitioned to virtual learning last week when about 40% of its staff was either ill or in quarantine.

As of Monday at the start of the virtual learning period's extension, the school said that number had increased, with about 50% of students and staff in quarantine.

The school intends to return to in-person learning on Monday, Aug. 30, with masks and social distancing in place.

In the meantime, teachers will be sending out virtual learning schedules, and any school families in need of lunches for their kids can pick up food bags in the front lobby of the school.

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