School districts across the state are facing a difficult decision: begin the year face-to-face or online? Districts are starting to release their plans, and Wednesday night, Grand Blanc’s School Board approved its return to school plan unanimously.
Another conference has decided to cancel fall sports due to the pandemic, but the Saginaw Valley State University and Northwood University athletic directors are hoping they can still play some games in the spring.
There’s a lot at stake as districts across the state struggle to come up with plans to safety reopen their schools. On Tuesday night, Flushing schools approved its return to school plan and made some difficult decisions about what that will look like this fall.
The Saginaw Township Community Schools is finalizing their plans for the upcoming school year. The plan postpones face-to-face learning by one month, and the board made the decision on Monday night with staff and student safety in mind.
Saturday’s bombshell announcement from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) that it would scrap its fall season in light of lingering coronavirus concerns will not only prove an impactful decision for the schools involved, but for the communities surrounding them.
Michigan Mud Jam announced earlier this week it wouldn’t be returning to the Iosco County Fairgrounds this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an announcement marked by controversy and a lengthy back-and-forth.
Governor Whitmer announced a new executive order on Thursday, requiring children to wear masks or face coverings at camps, day care centers, and other indoor facilities. It’s a rule some day care center directors say is concerning.
M-13 has seen its fair share of construction over the past few years, but repaving the roadway from McGraw Street to Cass Avenue is setting the stage for the major reconstruction of the Lafayette Bridge in coming years.