All but one Madison County public school has voted to continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. Harrison Schools’ scheduled meeting was after publishing deadline, but according to the superintendent, Fred Hofman, it is likely that the Harrison Schools will follow suit.
Sheridan Schools decided Sunday evening to remain closed. Students and teachers will finish the school year with remote learning.
FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL PARENTS
1 If you as a parent don't understand and the child is struggling, ask the teacher for help. Emailing the teacher is such an important way to communicate. Teachers don't know there is an issue if no one asks for help. And, it's okay to not understand an assignment!
Parents have a bigger role than usual in K-12 education due to the coronavirus causing school closures. Teachers, students and parents are adjusting to the new reality of mandatory remote learning.
Madison County schools have been closed for three weeks due to the coronavirus. Gov. Steve Bullock extended the closures to April 24 on Tuesday.
The Alder School Board met on Monday, March 16 to discuss insulation and off-site instruction due to state-wide school closures in regard to the coronavirus.
The Sheridan School Board met on Tuesday, March 10 to continue work on the strategic plan, listened to two students’ advocacy project demonstration and planned an extra meeting for COVID-19 discussion.
The Falcons’ boys basketball team is expected to have a full roster for the 2020 State Class C Tournament.
Twin Bridges’ school board held a closed session to conclude the misconduct investigation involving the boys’ basketball team March 5. Another investigation is ongoing in the Madison County Attorney’s Office.
The 2020 Madison County Spelling Bee took place on Feb. 27 at the County Administration Building in Virginia City.
Waterford.org was awarded an Education, Innovation and Research (EIR) expansion grant to combat early education challenges in states with significant rural populations that lack options for state-funded preschool. Montana is eligible to participate in Waterford’s software-based preschool program.