Parents and teacher reflect on school at home experiences

Parents and teacher reflect on school at home experiences

The 2019-20 school year is now in the books -- mostly; some students still have assignments to turn in. For the most part, though, the school year has ended, teachers are done planning assignments, and students are already enjoying the freedom that summer brings, just like they do every year in the middle of May. What started out as an ordinary school year just like every other year, however, ended unlike any before.

As COVID-19 fears started to grip the country, Governor Noem closed all the schools in the state just as the Gregory School District began spring break. While adjusting to having their children now learning from home, many parents were also experiencing changes of their own, depending on how the pandemic affected their workplace.

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