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Local school moves to remote learning

ALPENA, Mich.— Pied Piper School is closed to students until Monday, November 30 because of a probable case of COVID–19. District Health Department No. 4 confirmed two probable COVID–19 cases and one positive case in a student or staff member.

Students transitioned to remote learning this week and those who were exposed are in quarantine. Pied Piper serves students from three to 26 years of age.

Under the state health department ‘s emergency order, face to face instruction is allowed for special education students.

Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Superintendent Scott Reynolds says, “The district will continue to monitor the situation.”

It has not been determined whether students will return to face to face learning after November 30.

Reynolds says, “The early childhood special education program at Lincoln Elementary has not been impacted by COVID–19 and will continue face to face instruction.