News & Announcements

Schools Closed Remainder Of The Year

Today, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-35 which closes school facilities for the remainder of this school year unless the Governor indicates it is safe to open and/or restrictions are lifted. (Please click the link to read the full letter)
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Superintendent Letter to Durand Familes

I am writing to everyone to discuss some things that have been weighing heavily on my heart these last few days as certain realities have begun to settle in and become real. It is expected that tomorrow Governor Whitmer will issue an Executive Order prohibiting schools from reopening for regular classes through the end of the academic year. (Please Click The Link To Read The Full Letter)
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Committee of the Whole Meeting

Durand Area Schools Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 29th will be held via Zoom. Instructions to join meeting are as follows:

Topic: Committee of the Whole Meeting
Time: Apr 29, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92306644962?pwd=MVVHbFEralFXc2lYNk9qZkN3MXo1dz09

Meeting ID: 923 0664 4962
Password: 6X2vir
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Schools Closed Until Further Notice

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that in order to slow the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan, she is ordering the closure of all K-12 school buildings, public, private, and boarding, to students starting Monday, March 16
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Coronavirus Update From Our Superintendent

Earlier this morning I was in Robert Kerr Elementary talking with teachers and support staff about how the events surrounding the state’s response to the coronavirus seemed to unfold hourly and right in front of our eyes. (Please click the link below to read the full letter)
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Coronavirus guidelines for parents

Source your news carefully. Keep in mind that many social media streams and news outlets sensationalize and hypothesize. This style of reporting keeps people tuned in, but we know that this dramatizing often increases anxiety for viewers, which is clearly not helpful! (Click the link below to read the full article)
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What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is working closely with healthcare providers, local public health departments, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to actively monitor any potential cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Michigan. (Click the link below to read the full document)
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