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Warden School District moves to online learning amid COVID-19 surge

The school district would be transitioning to remote learning for a week, starting Jan. 14 through Jan. 21. Athletic events and practices will also be canceled.
Credit: Warden School District

WARDEN, Wash. — The Warden School District announced Thursday that its schools will be transitioning to remote learning starting Friday, Jan. 14 due to an increase of COVID-19 cases amongst students and staff.

The school said students and staff will return to school on Friday, Jan. 24 for in-person instruction. The school also said that during the remote transition all school activities and athletic events will be canceled. 

In a Facebook post addressed to parents of Warden student's, the school district wrote the following:

"The Warden School District continues to experience a surge in COVID-19 cases amongst students and staff and we are no longer able to safely provide instruction in person.  It is necessary that our schools transition to  remote learning, effective Friday, January 14th to Friday, January 21st.  Students and staff will return to school on January 24th for in-person instruction.  During this time, all school activities and athletic events including practices will be canceled.  If additional day(s) are necessary, parents will be notified on Friday, January 21, 2022 by robocall and social media.  If your child was ill with COVID like symptoms including headache, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea within the last two weeks, please contact your child’s school."

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