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Mercer Schools closed due to COVID-19


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MERCER, Wis. — Mercer School District officials decided Monday night to close school for the rest of this week because of an increase in COVID-19 cases. Classes will be held virtually until in-person learning returns next week, District Administrator Sheri Kopka said.

“Due to the uptick of cases, both at school and in the community, we are electing to move all pre-K to 12 students to virtual learning, beginning (Tuesday). The two- and three-year-old program will also be closed. The health, safety and education of our students and staff is our priori...