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YUHSD Governing Board votes to postpone in-person instruction to no earlier than Sept. 8

The Yuma Union High School District Governing Board on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 accepted the recommendation of Superintendent Gina Thompson to postpone in-person instruction to no earlier than Sept. 8, 2020 with re-evaluation of Yuma County health metrics as established by Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS).

The recommendation carried unanimously.

“I am hopeful with the continued monitoring and continued preventative measures such as wearing a mask and staying socially distanced that we can safely return to in-person learning on September 8,” Thompson said. “In the interest of keeping our staff and students safe, we will continue to work with our local and state-level healthcare professionals and allow their expertise to guide our decision when students should return to the classroom.”

Students will continue with distance learning through the Canvas Learning Management System or Yuma Online Distance Academy.

Eric Patten
epatten@yumaunion.org