High schoolers return to class

BACK IN PERSON–High school students across Michigan, including L’Anse, above, and Baraga, returned to the classroom on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. High schoolers were on an extended remote learning break as COVID number crept up in November and December. Locally, cases have dropped significantly, as they have across the state. Pam Martinez, right, offers masks.

by Nancy Besonen

Baraga and L’Anse Area Schools welcomed their full student bodies back to the fold when classes resumed after the holiday break on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.
The start of the New Year marked the end of an order issued Nov. 15 by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). It called for a halt to in-person instruction at high schools and colleges for a three-week period due to rising COVID-19 cases. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.