With the start of the school year less than three weeks away, the La Crosse school district is still waiting for more advice from the health department on resuming classes.
Superintendent Aaron Engel wants to know more about the system which will replace the COVID compass.
After being told in July that the local risk of COVID infection was high, the district decided to have only virtual classes during the first month, beginning on September 1st.
Engel tells the school board that the district is still working with county health officials to determine when students could return to the classroom.
Many very young students will have to get used to remote learning, including the use of computers.
Engel says meetings will be scheduled as classes begin, to get kids and their parents ready for the situation.
“Essentially the equivalent of parent-teacher conferences,” said Engel, “so that they can come in, get oriented to their device, meet their teacher in a safe way.”
The superintendent also announced that