We are hoping to spotlight the heroes who have risen to the occasion to help their friends, family and community combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Winona Area Public Schools will be implementing our distance learning plan beginning Tuesday, March 31. Find out what's in it here.
Earlier today, Gov. Tim Walz announced that all schools in Minnesota, including Winona Area Public Schools, will remain closed through Monday, May 4 as part of the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. However, daily instruction will resume. For the past two weeks, teachers and staff have been preparing to institute distance learning plans at each grade level, and those lessons will begin Tuesday, March 31. Monday, March 30 will remain a staff workshop day.
Winona Area Public Schools will provide breakfast and lunch to all students 18 and under during the length of the school closure.
The Foundation for WAPS awarded several grants in February and March for field trips, sensory paths, a Herky Cart and more.
Dr. Annette K. Freiheit, Superintendent of Winona Area Public Schools, recorded a message for all families in our community as we begin preparing as an entire staff for the possibility of distance learning.