FROM LOCAL SOURCES
HUNTINGBURG -- Students in the Southwest Dubois School Corporation have moved to virtual learning for the remainder of the week.
Superintendent Tim Lagrange tells WITZ Radio News, "I can confirm that as a result of our corporation COVID related data, all Southwest Dubois County Schools will be shifting to a virtual learning model for Thursday, December 17th, and Friday December 18th. I am thankful for the great teamwork by our families and school staff that has allowed us to be in-person all but these two days this semester. We plan to return to an in-person model when we return from the Holiday Break on January 4th."
168 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Dubois County Wednesday afternoon and state officials placed the county under a CODE RED designation.
Other local schools have also made changes in response to the climbing numbers.....
- Greater Jasper Schools - Grades 9 - 12 move to Virtual Learning Tuesday through Christmas Break.
- Forest Park JR. / SR. High School - Hybrid Learning through Christmas Break
- South Spencer Schools - Virtual Learning December 21 and 22.
- Pike County Schools - Hybrid Learning through Christmas Break. School board meeting on December 15th will be streamed.