Schools react to shut-down

COMFORTING THE KIDS–Before students let out last Friday, administrators and school board members from Baraga Area Schools and Chris Swartz, President of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, held an assembly in the library to address their questions and concerns about the coronavirus.

Baraga, L’Anse, Sacred Heart and Arvon schools are out but not down as adminstration and teachers keep lines of communication open for learning. L’Anse Sentinel staff checked in with all four schools both immediately before and then soon after closure about their plans for the future, Baraga Area Schools “Truly, there are more questions than answers right now.” Baraga Area Schools (BAS) Superintendent Rich Sarau summed it up shortly after returning from a special meeting for Intermediate School District (ISD) superintendents Monday, March 16, 2020. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.