On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, the Northville Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the continuation of the District’s current COVID-19 Extended Learning Plan options available to students and families at each level for the second semester, which begins on February 1, 2020.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an updated Gatherings and Face Masks Emergency Order that takes effect on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, through December 8, 2020. The impact of this order on schools includes the requirement to move Northville High School into full virtual instruction beginning on Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
Pending State certification of the election results and a tie-breaking process overseen by the Wayne County Board of Canvassers, incumbent Sarah Prescott has been elected to a second four-year term on the Board of Education, with Board of Education candidates Lisa McIntyre, Lindsey Wilson, and either James Mazurek OR Kimberly Campbell-Voytal have been elected to four year terms beginning January 1, 2021 and through December 31, 2024. Candidates James Mazurek and Kimberly Campbell-Voytal have TIED for the fourth open seat on the Board of Education following the Wayne County Board of Canvassers certification of the election. A random draw, overseen by the County Board of Canvassers is anticipated after the election is certified by the State Board of Canvassers. The Wayne County Enhancement Millage renewal also received the support of voters with approximately 68% of voters in favor of the millage county-wide, and 32% opposed.
Superintendent Mary K. Gallagher provides an update on current status of COVID-19 cases impacting our schools, and makes a plea for a stronger, more collective effort across our families and community to take the necessary steps to protect one another’s health and safety, and keep our students in school.
Northville Public Schools student transportation for all routes (General Education and Special Education routes), will fully resume on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, as substitute personnel have been arranged by Durham Transportation Services to cover staff absences to the extent that may be necessary for the next two weeks.
View what's inside this month's Northville Connections: Fall Sports Update, National Merit Scholars, NHS CyberStart Team Wins Big, Cooke Staff Participate in Overcoming Grief Activity, NEF: Supporting Northville Public Schools, NPS HAB Wellness Newsletter, Staff Acknowledgement: Alice Janke, Nov. 3rd Election Information, ABCD Award, District Updates
Nine candidates vie for four open school board seats; RENEWAL of Wayne County Enhancement Millage on the ballot this November 3rd, 2020. View 9/29/20 Board of Education Candidate Forum sponsored by Northville Council of PTAs.
The Northville Public Schools COVID-19 Dashboard, with a link to a more detailed NPS COVID-19 Case Transparency Report, provides up-to-date information about COVID-19 reported positive/presumed positive cases affiliated with NPS students and/or staff members and resulting quarantines. Northville Public Schools Board of Education approved COVID-19 Extended Learning Plan and COVID-19 Response and Preparedness Plan are also available online, along with documentation of the review of COVID-19 risk mitigation protocols by the Wayne County Department of Health, Human and Veteran Services.