Submitted by the Michigan High School Athletic Association
The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association on Friday announced it will move the 2020 Fall football season to Spring 2021, due to football’s higher risk for spreading COVID-19, with the rest of Fall sports proceeding as scheduled.
As students return to school next week, what that environment may look like will vary, district by district, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked every school district in Michigan to develop its own plan on how to bring students back to school via “Return to Learn” plans, school districts such as Greenville Public Schools (GPS) have taken the route of making a commitment to returning to in-person learning while also making online, distant-learning options available as well.
A projected half-million dollar deficit has been brought back from the red into the black, but Montcalm County officials are still dealing with multiple budget requests and unknowns for the upcoming fiscal year.
Controller-Administrator Brenda Taeter reported during Monday’s Finance & Personnel Committee meeting that she had eliminated the county’s projected $520,000 deficit by making the following adjustments: