Local School Districts Closing Monday
ST. CLOUD -- Three local school districts have announced that they will be closing ahead of Governor Tim Walz's deadline.
The St. Cloud Area School District, Sartell School District, and Sauk Rapids-Rice School Districts will be closed to students for two weeks starting Monday in keeping with Executive Order 20-02 issued Sunday morning.
During the closure, educators and administrators will create plans for distance learning in the event of a longer COVID-19 shutdown.
The districts say they are currently meeting with community partners to find ways to continue food distribution and childcare services during the temporary closure.