The SD308 school board voted in favor of students to return to live instruction at the Oct. 13 board meeting. This comes after a previously proposed plan to bring students back after the remote-for-all plan implemented at the start of the school year.
After reviewing District 308’s plan to return to in-person school come early December, the 42Fifty Staff sees several flaws that need to be addressed in order for students and staff to be successful.
On Sept. 28, the SD308 board held a meeting where they proposed their updated plan for bringing students back to school after going completely remote due to the spread of COVID-19.
Isolation can take a toll on many aspects of life—including friendships. Oswego High School senior Katie McCumber went out of her way in May, a time of isolation, to let her friends know she was thinking of them and uplift their spirits.
Illinois is the only midwest state that is not playing football. Michigan and Minnesota recently overturned their original decisions to not play football in the fall. Indiana and Iowa have been playing football without any change of schedule since their summer contact days. “Let us play” protests were scheduled for Saturday prior to the governor’s announcement.

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