Back to School

  Pumpkin patch field trip comes to students

Teachers and parents at Good Shepherd Catholic School in Evansville made sure their students were able to continue a yearly tradition, in a safe way.

1 additional Evansville Catholic Diocese student tests positive for COVID-19

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools moving forward with in-person return next week

  McLean Co. Schools returning to virtual learning

  EVSC doesn’t plan to go to e-learning anytime soon

  Henderson Co. Schools go virtual due to positive COVID-19 cases

  Mt. Vernon Schools move to e-learning until Oct. 26

Continued Coverage

  Pike Co. schools move to hybrid schedule

Free meals for students extended until the end of school year

  Daviess Co. back in orange on COVID-19 map, OPS starting hybrid classes

  Henderson Schools going virtual; OPS, Daviess Co. using hybrid plans

  Tell City-Troy Township schools call off classes next week

  Princeton Community H.S. going virtual for the rest of the week

  Henderson Co. Schools begin hybrid classes Monday

Students with Henderson County Schools will attend in-person classes on alternating days throughout the week.

Ivy Tech enrolling for spring semester

Enrollment for a second fall start at Ivy Tech on Oct. 26 is continuing at this time and enrollment for spring classes that start Jan. 19 is also now open.

Students at Castle High School & Castle South Middle School test positive for COVID-19

In an email sent to parents, officials at Castle South Middle School said a student has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Several KY schools to return to in-person classes Monday

Henderson, Hancock and McLean County schools will head back to in-person classes on Monday.

McLean Co. school named one of the best schools in Kentucky

  South Spencer Schools continues to tackle COVID-19

Apollo H.S. has student with COVID-19

  HCHS football game canceled after opposing team from Friday has positive COVID-19 case

  New air purifier installed at Mater Dei

  Memorial High School going virtual due to high number of quarantines

MOST RECENT

  Muhlenberg Co. Schools start hybrid schedule Monday

On Monday, more students will be returning to class for the first time in months.

  Ohio Co. Schools return to in-person class Monday on hybrid schedule

Muhlenberg and Ohio County Schools start a hybrid schedule Monday morning, which means some students get to see their teachers in-person once again.

  Wood Memorial returns to in-person classes with hybrid schedule

They were on the list of some East Gibson Schools who went virtual last week.

  Schools urge sports fans to wear masks so teams can keep playing

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association says several schools are in danger of having their sport programs shut down because people are reportedly ignoring mask wearing guidelines at athletic events.

  Hancock Co. Schools approve A-B model for students to return week of Sept. 28

According to Hancock County Schools Superintendent Kyle Estes, students will head back to class the week of September 28.

  Owensboro Public Schools returning to class Oct. 12 under hybrid plan

Owensboro Public Schools officials say they will return to in-person learning through the hybrid (A/B) model beginning Oct. 12.

  School officials prepare for hybrid learning in Muhlenberg Co.

Students start hybrid learning on Monday in Muhlenberg County. Meanwhile, some students and staff are in quarantine.

  MSD of North Posey reported 4 COVID-19 cases since classes started a month ago

It has been a month since North Posey schools opened, and they’ve put many plans in place to keep students and staff safe.

  Frontier Community College reports COVID-19 spike

In Illinois, Frontier Community College remains closed to the public after an increase of COVID-19 cases tied to the school’s baseball team.

  Daviess Co. high schools to implement phased return to in-person learning

Daviess County Public Schools District announced their three high schools will implement a phased return to in-person instruction for students in grades 9-12.

  Hands-on learning during a pandemic at Southern Indiana Career and Tech Center

Students at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical School learn skills from all types of careers.

Castle High School reports 2 new COVID-19 cases

In a letter to parents, school leaders said they found at by the end of the day Monday that two students were positive.

  Kentucky announces school COVID-19 dashboard

A new dashboard will aim to keep track of COVID-19 cases in schools across the Commonwealth.

  Majority of Daviess Co. students head back to school

As K through 8 students in Daviess County mark the first day off their calendars, this new school year is a change for parents also.

  Some Daviess Co. students return to in-person learning after starting year off virtually

Students in Daviess County are set to head back to the classrooms Monday morning after the district started off virtually this year.

  Union Co. students return to class Monday despite rising COVID-19 cases in the area

Despite rising COVID-19 cases, and the county being in the “red category,” Union County Schools are opening Monday for the first time in months.

  Hopkins Co. Schools starts hybrid model Monday

Students in Hopkins County will be returning to the classroom on Monday with a new hybrid A-B model.

  Several Gibson Co. schools going virtual; Gibson Southern turns to hybrid schedule

They say students will return to campus on September 21.

  Union Co. Schools to start in-person classes on Mon.

With cases continuing to rise throughout the county, Union County Schools are putting precautions in place as they prepare to welcome students back into the buildings.

  New dashboard breaks down COVID-19 among Henderson students and school staff

A COVID-19 dashboard will allow those within the district to keep a running total of positive COVID-19 cases.

  Several COVID-19 cases reported in USI student organization

School officials are not naming the organization, but they say all members are quarantined.

  Ohio Co. Schools announce updated reopen plan with hybrid schedule

Ohio County Public Schools announced in a Facebook post that they will be moving to a hybrid learning schedule starting on September 21.

Staff member at South Terrace Elementary tests positive for COVID-19

North Posey school officials say a staff member at South Terrace Elementary tested positive for coronavirus.

  EVSC, Warrick Co. Schools offering free meals to students beginning on Fri.

Thanks to an extension of waivers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, free breakfast and lunch will be available to all students physically attending classes, beginning on Friday.

  EVSC looking for more bus drivers

EVSC is now calling on the community for help in its search for more bus drivers.

  McLean Co. Schools starting in-person classes one month earlier than planned

The Superintendent sent out a letter that students will now return to class Sept. 28, instead of Oct. 28.

Union Co. Schools set to start Monday

School is getting ready to be in session for students in Union County.

  Hopkins Co. schools host soft opening for in-person classes

Hopkins County schools hosted a soft opening for students set to go back to school in-person.

  84 Warrick Co. students in quarantine

Friday, the superintendent told us 66 students were in quarantine. Now that contact tracing has been completed, the superintendent says that number is now 84.

North Posey H.S. student tests positive for coronavirus

Officials with North Posey Schools say a high school student has tested positive for coronavirus.

  Henderson Co. Schools start soft openings, allowing some students back in classrooms

This soft opening is going to be very slow as the school district is really only allowing a dozen students in at a time.

  Soft openings for Hopkins Co. Schools start this week

Hopkins County Schools are starting their transition back to class this week.

  Bend Gate teachers thank parents with signs

Educators from Bend Gate Elementary in Henderson held signs on the sidewalk Friday to show gratitude for parents working so hard to help make this unique school year go smoothly.

  Warrick Co. Schools cotinue to fight off COVID-19

As of Friday afternoon, 66 students are under quarantine protocol after being considered close contact to students who have tested positive for the virus.

  Owensboro Public Schools release athletic guidelines for fall season

School officials say OPS will be following Phase 1 of the KHSAA recommended guidelines.

  Fairfield Community High School going virtual following COVID-19 outbreak

Fairfield Community High School has decided that students will transition to remote learning after multiple individuals at the school tested positive for COVID-19.

  New statewide COVID-19 map aims to help schools

Similar to other maps on the website, the new metrics map on the Indiana COVID-19 dashboard is color-coded by county. However, each color on this map represents different recommendations for schools from state health officials.

  Pike Co. Schools to finish the week virtually

All the schools in the Pike County School Corporation will be finishing the school week virtually.

Staff member at Castle High School tests positive for COVID-19

Officials with Castle High School announced Wednesday night that one of their staff members has tested positive for COVID-19.

  Owensboro teacher hosts student lunch and learn picnics

Adapting to virtual learning can take some getting used to for students and teachers. To make sure her students are set up with all the tools they need, an Owensboro Public Schools teacher is going above and beyond.

  MSD of Mt. Vernon going strong after nearly a month back

They’ve been following detailed plans put in place to help keep kids and staff safe.

Mt. Vernon High School confirms 1st student testing positive for COVID-19

Administrators at Mount Vernon High School have been informed that a student has tested positive for COVID-19.

  EVSC gives virtual learning deadline

EVSC leaders say they’ve given families until Friday to decide if they want to keep their students with virtual learning.

Marrs Elementary return to school in-person Wed. after closing due to water main break

A water main break overnight has cut off all water supply to Marrs Elementary School in Posey County. School administrators say that all instruction on Monday will be done virtually as a result.

  Henderson Co. schools are one step closer to in-person classes

Students in Henderson County are one step closer to returning to the classroom, at least for short periods. It’s part of the district’s reopening plan that works in phases.

  EVSC officials speak on substitute COVID-19 training

Parents with students in the EVSC have expressed concerns over sending their children back to school, some citing issues with COVID-19 training.

Students in Dawson Spring head back to school virtually Tuesday

Officials say they will assess COVID-19 cases in the area every four to six weeks to discuss whether or not to brings students back for in-person learning.

Some Indiana schools on delay due to fog

A couple of schools in our area are on two-hour delays Tuesday morning due to dense fog.

  Henderson Co. school board OKs fall sports

The Henderson County Board of Education is holding a special called meeting. We’re learning there are two action items on the agenda that crowds outside want to hear more about - instruction and athletics.

  In-person learning starts Sept. 14 for Daviess Co. students

The district announced earlier Monday that grades K through eight will be going back starting September 14. They’ll use the A/B hybrid schedule.

Owensboro Diocese reports first COVID-19 cases in schools

The Diocese of Owensboro has reported its first Catholic school student tested positive for COVID-19.

  Daviess County Public Schools release date for 1st phase of in-person learning

Daviess County Public Schools have been using a stoplight system to illustrate the risk-level for COVID-19.

  Webster Co. Schools returning to in-person classes on Monday

Webster County Schools Superintendent Rhonda Callaway says that many factors played into their decision to move forward with in-person learning.

  UE tracking coronavirus with new tool

A new dashboard on the school’s website has been dedicated to providing not only the most up to date positive cases on campus, but to providing as much information as possible.

  EVSC making adjustments in regard to teacher staffing

Every fall and spring, the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation reevaluates its staffing, including teachers. However, the start of the 2020-21 school year has been unpredictable, to say the least.

Back To Learning: A homeschooling guide for parents of 3rd-5th graders

Back to learning looks and feels a lot different this year.

  Signature School student tests positive for coronavirus, 22 quarantined

A student from Signature School has tested positive for COVID-19, and now 22 students are in quarantine.

WiFi buses back up and running in Henderson

In Henderson, the Wifi bus system is back up and running to help students without internet at home.