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Wilson Elementary in Mequon transitions to virtual classes after spike in coronavirus cases

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Posted at 4:54 PM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 17:54:47-04

MEQUON — Wilson Elemetary School in Mequon is transitioning entirely to online learning on Oct. 19 after there was an increase in the number of positive coronavirus tests among teachers and students.

"With today’s confirmed cases, over 35% of Wilson Elementary School staff members and 20% of students are unable to participate in on campus learning due to COVID-19," the school, which is part of the Mequon-Thiensville School District, said on its website.

The school district also made an announcement about this on Wednseday afternoon via Facebook.

According to the district, this does not affect any other schools.

Families with children at Wilson Elementary are told to check their emails for more information. Teachers will contact students to offer more information regarding the transition to what they are calling 'distance learning.'

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