Come fall, the Ellensburg School District will implement a hybrid schedule combining in-classroom with remote/online instruction at least for the first quarter..
The Ellensburg School Board voted unanimously at its Wednesday meeting to adopt the hybrid model.
This hybrid model would have students split into two groups, “A” and “B”. One group would take classes at the schools Mondays and Thursdays, the other would take Tuesdays and Fridays. Wednesday would be used as an online/study day. All day’s students wouldn’t be in class would be online days.
During their time in class, students would be required to follow safety guidelines, including wearing masks and social distancing. This is in accordance to the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) guidelines.
The OSPI guideline states