Student learning

SHEBOYGAN — As positive COVID-19 cases continue to pop up throughout the Sheboygan Area School District, three buildings have transitioned to virtual learning over the weekend.

Which SASD schools have moved to virtual learning?

According to the district's website,  Jackson Elementary, Pigeon River Elementary and the Early Learning Center have all moved to virtual learning.

Here is additional information regarding each school's transition.

Jackson Elementary

Jackson Elementary families were notified of the change on Thursday, Oct. 8. Online learning began Monday, Oct. 12 with an estimated return date set for Monday, Oct. 26.

Parents will be contacted Wednesday, Oct. 21, regarding the transition back to school. Families who previously selected the online learning option will continue in their current program.

Teachers will communicate with families the three times per day children will need to be online for live instruction in reading, math and interdisciplinary learning. Additional learning and/or individual or small groups sessions will be communicated.

Free meals will be available at the school from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on school days. Thursday's meal will include food for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If families cannot make it, pickup meals will be available from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North or South high schools.

Those having technology issues should contact their teacher or complete the SASD Virtual Student Help Desk form. A member from the IT department will respond within 24 hours.

View the full plan here.

Early Learning Center

ELC families were notified of the change on Saturday, Oct. 10. Online learning will begin Tuesday, Oct. 13, for Monday/Tuesday students and Thursday, Oct. 15, for Thursday/Friday students.

In-person learning is anticipated to return Monday, Oct. 26. Families will be contacted on Wednesday, Oct. 21, regarding the transition back to school. Families who previously selected the online learning option will continue in their current program.

Teachers will communicate once a week what students should be working on and provide parents with one to two recorded literacy lessons and math lessons. Each lesson will be approximately 10 to 20 minutes. Additional independent learning will be communicated.

Free pickup meals will be available from 2 to 3:30 Monday through Friday at North and South high schools.

View the full plan here.

Pigeon River Elementary

Pigeon River Elementary families were notified of the change Sunday, Oct. 11. Online learning will begin Tuesday, Oct. 13, with an estimated return date of Monday, Oct. 26.

Parents will be contacted Wednesday, Oct. 21, regarding the transition back to school. Families who previously selected the online learning option will continue in their current program.

Teachers will communicate with families the three times per day children will need to be online for live instruction in reading, math and interdisciplinary learning. Additional learning and/or individual or small groups sessions will be communicated.

Free meals will be available at the school from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday on scheduled school days. If families cannot make it, pickup meals will be available from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North or South high schools.

Those having technology issues should contact their teacher or complete the SASD Virtual Student Help Desk form. A member from the IT department will respond within 24 hours.

View the full plan here.

Confirmed cases in SASD

The following Sheboygan Area School District buildings have identified a positive COVID-19 case:

  • Longfellow Elementary (Sept. 14)
  • Grant Elementary (Sept. 20)
  • Warriner Middle School (Sept. 23)
  • Sheridan Elementary (Sept. 26)
  • North High School (Sept. 28 and Oct. 11)
  • James Madison Elementary (Oct. 1)
  • Central High School (Oct. 4)
  • Sheboygan Leadership Academy (Oct. 4)
  • Jackson Elementary (Oct. 7)
  • Urban Middle School (Oct. 7)
  • South High School (Oct. 11)
  • Horace Mann Middle School (Oct. 11)
  • Pigeon River Elementary (Oct. 11)

For more information on what the district is doing once a positive case is confirmed, see our "School FAQ: What will happen if my child's classroom has a positive COVID-19 case this year?".

For additional questions or comments, email reporter Tara Jones at tjones@wisconsinmediagroup.com.

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