BURTON, MI — Due to the number of teachers currently quarantined, Bentley Community Schools’ Barhitte Elementary School will move to virtual learning for two weeks starting Monday, Nov. 2.
Students will return to Barhitte on Monday, Nov. 16, Superintendent Kristy Spann wrote in a Sunday, Nov. 1 letter.
The switch to remote learning comes after too many staff had to quarantine, Spann said. However, staff are still able to teach remotely.
Related: Michigan sets new daily record with 3,792 new coronavirus cases Saturday, Oct. 31
Parents whose child left his or her device at Barhitte will be able to pick it up from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Regarding food, you can pick up meals for the next two days tomorrow
Food pickup at Barhitte will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. After that, meal pickups will be on Wednesdays and Fridays at Bentley High school from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Michigan reported a record number of new daily coronavirus cases Saturday, Oct. 31, with 3,792 new confirmed cases of the novel respiratory virus statewide.
State health officials also confirmed 31 new coronavirus-related deaths Saturday – 20 of which were newly discovered through a vital records review.
Since the start of the pandemic, Michigan has confirmed 178,180 positive cases and 7,340 COVID-19 deaths, according to data updated Saturday by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. There also are another 19,226 probable cases and 359 probable deaths.
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