'Overall, it was really smooth'

Return of middle, high school students takes place Feb. 1 in Medical Lake


Last updated 2/11/2021 at 10:52am

Paul Delaney

Medical Lake High School students walked through the doors to their building for in-person instruction for the first time last week since the Covid-19 pandemic drove schools to all-online learning in late March 2020.

MEDICAL LAKE - The long-awaited effort to return more students to in-person learning in the Medical Lake School District took another step on Feb. 1.

On that Monday students with last names beginning with letters A-K at both the middle and high schools stepped foot inside their respective buildings for the first time in some 10 ½ months. The following day students L-Z repeated that exercise, reconnecting with classmates for the first time since COVID-19 closed school buildings last March 13.

"Great" was the one word used by Director of Teaching and Learning, Kim Headrick, to describe...

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