by Nancy Besonen
The Baraga Area Schools (BAS) Board of Education has approved its Safe Start To School plan for the 2020/2021 school year.
The plan provides responses to three separate phases, depending on where the state stands on its fight vs. coronavirus when the new school year begins Sept. 1, 2020. All three are based upon school resuming on a full-time basis, either online or on campus. Schools Superintendent Rich Sarau reported to the board Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 in the school library. Public participation was online due to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order limiting public meetings to 10 people. “We believe this is the best we can do at this time,” Sarau said of the plan forged with the aid of a committee including teachers, community members, staff and more. “It’s evolving, a living document. It is our goal to keep students, staff and the community safe while we open school.” To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.