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By Garth Meyer and Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporters 

Schools begin plans for six-week closure


March 19, 2020

Colfax students rehearse "The Little Mermaid" March 12, the night before the announcement that would close schools.

With all schools in Washington closed from March 17 through April 24 due to COVID-19, Whitman County school districts have begun plans to continue food service, education and more.


Colfax will offer breakfast and lunch for students starting Thursday to be delivered to certain spots in-town and along rural bus routes.

In-town locations include Jennings Elementary School, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and the following from 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.: Ace Hardware, Pearson Farm and Fence, the St. Patrick's Catholic Church parking lot on Main Street at the top of the hill, Lookout Park on Thorn...

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