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IPS Moves Several Middle and High Schools to Remote Learning

Due to staffing limitations, IPS high schools and stand-alone middle schools will move to full remote learning on Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14. These will be asynchronous instructional days for students; classwork will be uploaded to Schoology.

Schools that will be on remote learning on these two days are:

Middle Schools

  • Arlington Middle School
  • Harshman Middle School
  • Henry W. Longfellow Medical/STEM Middle School 28
  • Northwest Middle School (including Newcomer)

High Schools

  • Arsenal Technical High School
  • Crispus Attucks High School
  • George Washington High School
  • Shortridge High School

This decision has been made based on the number of staff absences, including COVID-19 isolation and quarantines at the middle and high school levels. Transitioning to remote learning also gives time for affected staff and students to meet the 5-day isolation and quarantine period before returning back to school.

As a reminder, there is no school for students or staff Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and no school for students Tuesday, January 18, which is a Professional Development Day.

We anticipate a return to in-person learning on Wednesday, January 19, but will provide these families with updates no later than Tuesday, January 18.

For details on the district’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including information on the district’s mask requirement and CDC guidance for K-12 schools, including isolations and quarantines, click HERE.