Due to the surge of COVID-19 cases in the area and state, middle and high schools with Muskegon Public Schools will return to virtual learning. They are going to pause in-person learning in grades 6-12 for all students.

On the Muskegon Public Schools Facebook page, Superintendent Matthew Cortez, made the announcement. Ninety percent (90%) of the cases they are seeing are at the 6-12 grade level. He stated that effective immediately in Muskegon Middle School, Muskegon High School, and MCEC all students will be virtual from Friday 4/16/21 through Friday 4/23/21.

They will be following their Wednesday current schedule:

  • First Hour 7:45 - 8:45
  • Second Hour 9:00 - 10:00
  • Third Hour 10:15 - 11:15

Cortez said,

"If there are any changes I will immediately communicate with all of you. Thank you for your continued understanding, patience and support as our Big Red Nation navigates these turbulent times."

In Pictures: What Education Looks Like Around the World During a Pandemic


More From 98.7 WFGR