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East Grand Rapids High halts in-person learning until Tuesday

The announcement comes after eight additional positives cases were detected among the student body.

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Friday, East Grand Rapids High School announced that classes will go virtual until Tuesday, March 9. 

School administrators along with the Kent County Health Department decided to suspended in-person learning for four days stating that the break will provide an opportunity to interrupt the current cycle of positive cases.

The announcement comes after eight additional positives cases were detected among the student body.   

EGRHS teachers are prepared for E-Learning on Monday and students are advised to attend each class by logging in via Zoom to each of their classes at the times listed below:

  • 1st Hour: 7:40 a.m. - 8:37 a.m.
  • 2nd Hour: 8:42 a.m. - 9:39 a.m. 
  • 3rd Hour: 9:44 a.m. - 10:51 a.m. 
  • 4th Hour: 10:56 a.m. - 11:53 a.m. 
  • 5th Hour: 11:58 a.m. - 12:55 a.m. 
  • 6th Hour: 1 p.m. - 1:57 p.m. 
  • 7th Hour: 2:02 p.m. - 2:59 p.m.

The school and the health department said in letter to parents that positive cases and pending cases will continued to be monitored during the break and more information about classes returning will be provided in the coming days.

Extracurricular activities will continue as planned for teams not impacted by positive cases.    

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