Area Schools Change Post Winter Break Plans Due to COVID-19 Surge


AREAWIDE -- The most recent surge in COVID cases have forced some local school officials to change plans as students return from Winter Break.

In Dubois County, Huntingburg and Holland Elementary schools will be in-person today.  Additional mitigation efforts are underway in those buildings.

Southridge Middle and High schools are on Virtual Learning today and next Monday, January 11th.

Students will go on a Hybrid Learning model on Tuesday - Friday both this week and next week.

Southridge athletics will continue as planned.  Officials will monitor teams and communicate changes from the building level.

Northeast Dubois Elementary and Intermediate Schools are both in-person today.  Northeast Dubois Jr / Sr High School is on Virtual Learning today.  They’ll go Hybrid for the remainder of the week, as previously scheduled.

In Southeast Dubois Schools, Forest Park Jr./Sr. High School returning to hybrid learning today. A tentative return to in person instruction for all students is planned for January 19TH

In Perry County, Perry Central schools are on a Hybrid schedule starting today.  It’s the same schedule as before Winter Break.  Students there will be Hybrid through at least January 15th.

And in Pike County, Schools are on remote learning today through January 13th.  The plan is to go back to in-person learning on Thursday, January 14th.  Officials warn, that could change.  Stay tuned.