Tag: school

the portage public schools administration building

July 14, 2021

The district plans to make masks optional for students despite state guidelines.

a police officer with handcuffs hanging from his belt

July 7, 2021

The city will continue a program that places officers in each of KPS’s two main high schools.

Two children with backpacks wearing face masks

June 28, 2021

The state’s top doctor says schools should keep mask mandates in place once classes start in the fall.

a sign on a brick building that reads "every KPS school is a Kalamazoo Promise school."

June 11, 2021

The end of COVID could be a boon to the public school district.

a boy in a face mask takes notes

May 24, 2021

The district has decided to start out the school year masked and then re-evaluate.

Portage Central High School sign

May 24, 2021

Although the ceremony will be outdoors, the district is requiring COVID tests before seniors can walk.

two high school students wearing face masks

May 21, 2021

State health leaders recommend students and teachers keep wearing masks even if they’re vaccinated.

Two children with backpacks wearing face masks

May 20, 2021

The governor’s plans face opposition from lawmakers in Lansing.

a man in a face mask teaches a class online

May 19, 2021

The state is waiving training rules for former teachers in order to get them to return to the classroom.

a woman pushes a mop in a school hallway while wearing a mask

May 18, 2021

The latest report from the state shows no new or ongoing COVID outbreaks in schools in Kalamazoo County for the first time since reporting began.