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Schools in Manitou Springs switch to remote learning after positive COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 12:37:02-04

MANITOU SPRINGS — The Manitou Springs School District provided an update Thursday morning that there are six confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at Manitou Springs High School. Additionally, there are multiple other individuals who have symptoms related to COVID-19.

Out of caution, starting on Thursday, October 8, students will not be on campus. The district's plan is to return to in-person learning on Monday, October 19.

  • Manitou Springs Elementary School & Ute Pass Elementary School will begin remote learning on Friday, October 9. Remote learning is different from at-home learning during the hybrid because all students are at-home and all staff members are on campus. Principals will be coordinating efforts to get technology to your child tomorrow if they currently do not have their iPad at home
  • Manitou Springs Middle School will begin remote learning Thursday, October 8. Students will be at home and the staff will be on campus
  • Manitou Springs High School is already in the remote learning model