Morrow County School District students return to in-person instruction this week: https://www.eastoregonian.com/coronavirus/morrow-county-schools-to-reopen-for-in-person-instruction-oct-28-27-new-covid-cases/article_e09559c6-17e2-11eb-9b44-736a66d3afab.html
Local school districts keep trying to welcome more students in person: https://www.eastoregonian.com/coronavirus/local-schools-try-to-persist-through-covid-19-outbreaks/article_9144307c-1508-11eb-8cc8-43338552c6b7.html
La Grande School District brings back 4th and 5th Graders to buildings: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/fourth-and-fifth-graders-returning-on-site-at-ic-elementary/article_d32437ac-13ba-11eb-9342-ef624f312d8b.html
The IMESD and BMCC are hosting two virtual college fairs on 10/27 and 11/2. For details, see full article: https://www.imesd.k12.or.us/article/332733
La Grande School District formalizes agreement for district's School Resource Officer: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/lg-school-board-oks-sro-contract/article_ead97550-0fc9-11eb-864e-4f5e7ba8efbf.html
Elgin School District navigates positive COVID-19 case using plan and protocols: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/elgin-school-district-deems-classes-safe-after-positive-test-for-covid-19/article_5671a4ba-09ba-11eb-a8bf-374dcdefafcd.html
La Grande School District's youngest learners enjoyed return to school this week: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/students-teachers-enjoy-returning-to-classrooms/article_46e4ff52-08bf-11eb-acc4-9f0215f44357.html
We are sharing an article about an Athena-Weston School District teacher who created new musical instruments called Pandemic Players: https://www.eastoregonian.com/coronavirus/band-teacher-turns-crazy-idea-into-reality/article_a02eb464-fe9b-11ea-9328-df01db339f99.html
North Powder moves to in-person instruction for all students: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/reflecting-on-a-full-return-to-campus/article_350df1fc-ff51-11ea-9408-07637f41e5c9.html
La Grande School District offers tips for Comprehensive Distance Learning: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/distance-learning-101-for-parents/article_98684b2e-f83c-11ea-8c01-db9bef72826f.html
Union County students attend school in person and online: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/coronavirus/students-log-on-to-education/article_3a01bc3e-f777-11ea-9631-07e18050e50e.html
School districts in Union County see enrollment fluctuations for 20-21 school year: https://www.lagrandeobserver.com/news/local/covid-19-hurts-la-grande-schools-enrollment/article_b544f22c-f834-11ea-b3eb-270fed5e361f.html
El Censo 2020 todavía no termina, y no es demasiado tarde para asegurarse de que todos en su hogar estén contados. ¡Diríjase a: https://2020census.gov o llame al 844-330-2020 TODAY!
The 2020 Census is still happening, and it’s not too late to make sure everyone in your household is counted. Head to: https://2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020 TODAY!
All IMESD Buildings are OPEN on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
At this time, IMESD's offices in La Grande's Joseph Building will be open on Monday 9/14. If this situation changes, updates will be sent out via the IMESD website, Facebook and Twitter.
Due to hazardous air quality in Umatilla County, the IMESD Pendleton Headquarters Building, the Print Shop & Warehouse in Pendleton and Hermiston’s Punkin Center are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC on Monday, September 14, 2020.
Pendleton School District starts the new school year online: https://www.eastoregonian.com/coronavirus/pendletons-first-day-of-school-goes-online/article_2f74bd24-f2d7-11ea-ae41-630145cd6fe9.html
Virtual Learning Academies at IMESD's school districts were recently featured on OPB's Think Out Loud program. Listen at this link: https://www.opb.org/article/2020/09/03/eastern-oregon-school-districts-create-virtual-academies/
All IMESD offices are CLOSED on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. We will re-open on Tuesday at 7:30 AM.