CHESTERTON, Ind. (CBS) — Students at Chesterton Middle School will be learning remotely beginning Tuesday rather than a hybrid model involving in-person learning.
But the reason is not a COVID-19 infection. It’s bats.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Windy And Mild Midweek
Duneland School Corporation sent a letter to parents saying on Monday morning, there were several bats found inside Chesterton Middle School.READ MORE: Opening Weeks Sold Out For 'Marvel: Universe Of Super Heroes' Exhibit At Museum Of Science And Industry, But Evening Tickets Now Available
After consulting with an exterminator, the school decided to close on Tuesday for all students and staff. Students will learn remotely on Tuesday, and specific information on the plan will be provided to school families.
Tuesday is the first day for the 2020-2021 school year at Chesterton Middle School.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Officer Injured In Struggle During Traffic Stop In Avalon Park
A determination on reopening will be made pursuant to day-to-day assessment. Decisions will be made by 1 p.m. each day.