Colfax schools to start online
August 20, 2020
COLFAX—The Colfax School board voted unanimously Monday night to start school on time in full K-12 distance-learning mode, following the recommendation of the Whitman County Health Department.
With the board’s decision, the local re-opening plan was posted to the district website and sent to the State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Board of Education.
In the livestreamed meeting Aug. 17, each Colfax board member and Superintendent Jerry Pugh appeared in squares on the screen, Pugh talking at the start about the district’s options, which included a delay of...