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Watersmeet to continue remote learning


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WATERSMEET — Watersmeet Township School District officials have decided the cold temperatures forecast for next week and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic were a combination that meant it was better to continue remote learning for another week.

Students in the district will continue learning from home at least through Feb. 12, the district announced Thursday.

“After looking at our COVID numbers and at next week’s weather forecast of minus 30 to minus 50 below zero the entire week, the decision was made to stay in the remote learning stage next week...