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Mercer school starts morning together online

By TOM LAVENTURE

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MERCER, Wis. - For students of the Mercer School District, homeroom is now literally homeroom.

Since the school shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have kept the students engaged in learning through emails, online platforms and have now added video conferencing.

This past Monday the school started a daily school-wide morning homeroom session using the remote online conferencing platform from Zoom Video Communications. The effort is to replicate the daily morning session with all 160 students in the school cafeteria.

"We start the da...