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Return to Learn

School will look different this year. Some school districts are reopening to in-person instruction, others opt for virtual teaching or a hybrid model. WDIO News will provide helpful stories and tips for students, parents and teachers, no matter what the year brings.
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Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northland still serving during pandemic


Students in Duluth still want to head back to the buildings

Duluth Public Schools welcome elementary students back to in-person learning

Duluth students can schedule free tutoring sessions with St. Scholastica

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UW leader pledges return to in-person learning this spring

Many Rivers Montessori moving learning to next level with help of machines


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South Ridge students pool together money in honor of K9 Luna

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Duluth schools plan to bring elementary kids back in January

Duluth school leaders say they plan to bring elementary kids back for hybrid learning in mid to late January.


Duluth schools extend distance learning through January 21st

Duluth schools have notified parents that they are extending distance learning for all students through January 21st.


St. Scholastica to offer tutoring for Duluth K-12 students

To help families who are distance or hybrid learning, Duluth schools have an agreement with St. Scholastica for tutoring services. Saints from a variety of majors will be helping the younger learners.


Hibbing school district doing a two-week reset, starts on Monday

Starting on Monday, Hibbing schools are doing a two-week reset. That means all students will learn from home, and all activities and sports are cancelled until December 1st.


Proctor moves to distance learning for all students

Due to the rise in cases and an alarming infection rate, Proctor Schools are moving all of their students to distance learning only through the end of the year.


Duluth Schools to shift to elementary distance learning, pause athletics

The Duluth Public School district has announced plans to shift to distance learning for elementary students and pause athletics starting next week as new cases of coronavirus continue to rise in the community. The changes will be in effect through at least Dec. 13.


CARES funding to help schools during pandemic

$1.8 million in CARES Act funding has gone out to schools in St. Louis County to help them pay for costs related to the pandemic.


Duluth schools to continue learning models through December

On Friday, Duluth schools announced they would continue the current learning models through the end of December. Secondary and middle are distance only, and elementary is in hybrid.


Enjoy East theater production, drive-in style!

The Duluth East theater program pushed up their performances of The Drowning Girls to Wednesday night, and you can enjoy the spooky show, drive-in style!


Duluth Digital Inclusion Partnership announces plans for grant money

A $150,000 grant is going to help community leaders keep students and families more connected during this pandemic.