The Belgrade School Board will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. to discuss whether or not to delay the start of school.
Though Belgrade schools are poised to open for classes in less than two weeks, Superintendent Godfrey Saunders appealed to the community to remain flexible and be prepared for change as instruction gets underway in a COVID-19 world.
Despite working from the same data on Gallatin County’s coronavirus trends, school leaders in Bozeman and Belgrade have so far taken different approaches to reopening schools and deciding whether it’s safe to bring students back into classrooms full-time.
The following is an update this story:
The Belgrade School Board on Monday changed its decision about how to offer instruction this fall, opting to send students back to classes full time while reserving a remote learning option for families who do not wish to send their children to school.