FORT PIERRE, S.D. (KCCR) – The Stanley County School District is moving to a distance learning model due to Covid-19. Superintendent Dr. Daniel Hoey says the reason for the changes is due to “staff exposure and subsequent quarantining.” The distance learning mode applies for the Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade classes.
Distance learning will begin Tuesday, Sept. 22 and will continue through the remainder of September. Traditional classes will begin again Oct. 1. All athletic and extra-curricular activities are being suspended. Hoey says when regular classes resume; all students will be required to wear face coverings when social distancing is not possible.
Stanley County’s homecoming for 2020 is being moved back one week to the week of Oct. 5-9. Students are being directed to pick up textbooks and electronic devices today from noon to 6 p.m. Students should also expect additional communication from teachers. The District’s Cheyenne School will continue classes as normal. Students should also expect additional communication from teachers.