DECATUR, Ind. (WFFT) — An Adams County school district is again delaying its plans to reopen its doors for the upcoming school year.
North Adams Community Schools in Decatur announced it will delay the start of in-person learning for students until Monday, Aug. 31.
"New information, and the growing spread of COVID in our community, has required us to revise our plans for the start to school," the district said in a letter to Nort Adams families.
NACS leaders said they will distribute electronic devices on Monday, Aug. 17 and students will begin the school year with eLearning the following day.
You can view the full letter below.
Parents and Guardians,
Please read this important message from North Adams Community Schools.
New information, and the growing spread of COVID in our community, has required us to revise our plans for the start to school.
Please read this information, carefully.
At this time, On Campus classes, scheduled to begin on Monday, have been postponed.
As a response to this decision, devices will be distributed on Monday, August 17th.
Daytime and evening hours will be provided for students and a parent to pick up devices.
Detailed information will be sent out promptly.
Beginning on Tuesday, August 18th, all students grades K through 12 will begin school online through eLearning.
This includes both students who have previously selected On Campus and those who selected eLearning.
There will be no On Campus learning until Monday, August 31st.
With these changes brings some additional updates.
The Bellmont High School Open House, scheduled for Sunday, is cancelled. Additionally, all Middle School and High School athletics, including practices and games, have been suspended until August 31st.
We are committed to creating the safest environment for students and staff to return to school.
We will reevaluate our return and conditions for the following week by August 27th and provide updates at that time.