All but one Madison County public school has voted to continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year. Harrison Schools’ scheduled meeting was after publishing deadline, but according to the superintendent, Fred Hofman, it is likely that the Harrison Schools will follow suit.
Sheridan Schools decided Sunday evening to remain closed. Students and teachers will finish the school year with remote learning.
FOR MIDDLE-SCHOOL PARENTS
1 If you as a parent don't understand and the child is struggling, ask the teacher for help. Emailing the teacher is such an important way to communicate. Teachers don't know there is an issue if no one asks for help. And, it's okay to not understand an assignment!
Parents have a bigger role than usual in K-12 education due to the coronavirus causing school closures. Teachers, students and parents are adjusting to the new reality of mandatory remote learning.
Sewers of Madison County have mobilized in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began advising the public to wear face coverings in public settings where social distancing is hard to maintain, like at the grocery store. Simple masks can be made at home using cloth sewn into a particular pattern.
Madison County schools have been closed for three weeks due to the coronavirus. Gov. Steve Bullock extended the closures to April 24 on Tuesday.
Local community members and businesses are responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus with ingenuity and kindness.
The $2.2 trillion stimulus package that provides economic assistance to most Americans passed through Congress Friday. President Donald Trump signed it into law shortly after. Montana will receive $1.25 billion for COVID-19 relief.
CLOSING UP SHOP IN A SMALL TOWN
Urban and rural, fortune 500 companies and mom- and-pop shops – COVID-19 is affecting every business in the world.
At a Special Commission Meeting, on Friday, March 20, 2020, the Madison County Board of Commissioners made and passed a motion to restrict public access to all Madison County buildings until further notice, effective March 20, 2020, at 5 p.m. Services will still be available by telephone, email, or by U.S.