CALABASAS (CBSLA) – The Las Virgenes Unified School District reopened middle and high school campuses Monday for the first time in more than a year.
Las Virgenes Unified had already welcomed back TK-5 graders back in November, the first to do so. It also became the first public school district in Los Angeles County to reopen middle and high school campuses.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In Officer-Involved Shooting In San Fernando
The students are being broken up into three cohorts using a hybrid model where they are learning both in-person and virtually.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In Rowland Heights
“We’re excited to have kids back, we are doing this,” Superintendent Dan Stepenofsky said in a video posted to the city of Calabasas’ website.MORE NEWS: LAUSD Begins Phased-In Reopening Starting This Week
This comes on the heels of news that the teachers union for the L.A. Unified School District overwhelmingly approved a deal with the district that will see its students return to in-person learning as early as mid-April.