Emerson-Hubbard Transitions Into Hybrid Model, In-Person Learning At Least Twice A Week

EMERSON – A northeast Nebraska school has updated their plan and will transition into a two-week hybrid in early September.

According to a release from Emerson-Hubbard Public Schools, the hybrid model will decrease the student population in the school building. The instruction will take place between Monday, August 31 – Friday, September 4 and then again Tuesday, September 8 – Friday, September 11.

Each student will be attending school in-person two days per week with teachers spending the majority of the day on instruction as homework will be sent home for the days the students are not physically in the building. There will be no requirements to be online for students who are not in the building with the exception of Wednesday, September 2. School officials just ask that students complete the homework that is sent with them on the days they’re in school. Students in grades fourth – 12th will have a virtual check-in for each class this Wednesday.

Students will be split up by using their last name as other accommodations will be made to keep families together on the same day.

Emerson-Hubbard Public Schools will continue to take temperatures when students load the bus and/or arrive at school and face masks will be required.

High School football and volleyball will continue under the current Directed Health Measures (DHMs) and NSAA guidelines while Junior High football and volleyball practices will be held Monday through Friday from 3 until 4 p.m. each day. Junior High students will be shuttled from the Hubbard Gas Station picking up students at 2:10 p.m. as they’ll return around 4:20 p.m. when practicing in Emerson or around 4:50 p.m. when practicing in Allen.

School officials will continue to assess the situation and determine what is in the best interest of their students and staff.