WHITEFISH BAY, Wis. - Students at Whitefish Bay High School will temporarily switch to virtual learning Monday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 28 "due to an increased number of COVID-19 close contact quarantines of high school staff," a letter to parents read Sunday, Oct. 25.
Whitefish Bay School District officials said in the letter regarding the high school: "At this point in time, we do not have sufficient staffing to continue effective in-person learning operations."
Parent/teacher conferences previously scheduled for Wednesday/Thursday will go on, officials said.
According to the letter, Whitefish Bay High School students will return to the blended in-person learning model on Nov. 2.
District officials provided the following information regarding Cumberland Elementary, Richards Elementary and Whitefish Bay Middle School -- where students will continue in the blended model schedule for the week ending Oct. 30:
- Mon, Oct. 26 - Cohort A In Person Learning
- Tue, Oct. 27 - Cohort B In Person Learning
- Wed, Oct. 28 AM - Asynchronous Learning for all students & 4K-12 Parent Teacher Conf. as scheduled
- Thurs, Oct. 29 - 4K-12 Parent Teacher Conf. as scheduled
- Fri, Oct 30 - Non-Instructional Day/Students off and half day Staff Professional Learning
As Whitefish Bay High School transitions to temporary full virtual learning starting Monday, officials advised staff to report to the school to deliver virtual learning unless under quarantine.