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September 22, 2021

Ithaca 2021-2022 COVID-19 Protocols - Updated Sept. 2021

Please use the link below to view the updated 2021-2022 COVID-19 Protocols adopted by the board of education on September 21, 2021. 

Updated 21-22 COVID-19 Protocols

July 27, 2021

2021-2022 Back to School Plan

Use the link below to view our back to school plan for the 2021-2022 school year, including many frequently asked questions. 

April 9, 2021

April 9 - COVID 19 Face-to-Face Instruction

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Ithaca Public Schools will continue face-to-face instruction K-12 and spring sports will continue as planned (with weekly testing). We will continue to closely monitor the situation and work with the Mid-Michigan District Health Department.

March 14, 2021

March 14, 2021 COVID Case

There has been a positive COVID case at the Junior-Senior High School. This has also affected one classroom at North and one at South. All contact tracing is complete and all of the parents have been contacted that have a child that is required to quarantine.

If you have not received a call from your principal this afternoon (March 14, 2021) then it is safe to send your child to school on Monday.

January 2, 2021

School Checked Out Chromebook Return

If your family has checked out a school Chromebook you should have received a phone call, email, and/or text message. For those who have a Chromebook checked out and your child or children are returning for face to face instruction on Monday, January 4th, the Chromebook must also be checked back in to serve our in person students. If your child or children are remaining virtual for the time being, the Chromebook can remain checked out to your family. We are still only able to check out one device per family at this time for those who are virtual.

For those returning for face-to-face instruction, please return the Chromebook with the charging cable to your child's school. The following locations are the return location for each building.

Junior Senior High School - Media Center
North Elementary - Media Center
South Elementary - South Office

Thank you for your help in this process.  If you beleive you received a phone call, text, or email in error, please email tech-help@ithacaschools.net or contact your child's school. 

December 15, 2020

IPS Return to Face-To-Face January 4, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians:

As you know, we, Ithaca Public Schools, are planning to bring K-12 students back face-to-face on January 4, 2021. If the Governor and State Health Department decide to extend the current order past December 20, the HS will remain virtual (until a return date is determined) while K-8 will be face-to-face.  Looking ahead, we are asking for your help as we prepare for our return to face-to-face instruction. Please let your child’s school office know if you are changing the educational platform from what they were doing the first trimester (face-to-face to virtual or virtual to face-to-face).  Please contact the appropriate office as soon as possible so we can be prepared to continue the best education for your child. If there is a change in your transportation needs, please contact the transportation department. As always, we appreciate your support during this time.

South Elementary - 989-875-4741

North Elementary - 989-875-3047

Jr/Sr High School - 989-875-3373

Transportation - 989-875-4785


Ithaca Administrative Team

December 3, 2020

IPS District Virtual Learning December Extension

Ithaca Public Schools will remain virtual through Christmas Break, returning to Face-To-Face instruction on January 4th, 2021. Please see the video and letter below for more information. 

IPS Virtual Learning December Extension

November 24, 2020

IPS District Virtual Learning Extension

November 9, 2020

Ithaca District Quarantine Letter 11/9/20

Please see the letter from November 9, 2020 in regards to the district's plan to go virtual until November 30, 2020. 

Entire District Virtual Letter 11/9/20

October 1, 2020

Updated Return to Learn Plan

September 28, 2020

Executive Order Update Letter - 9/28/20

August 18, 2020

Back To School Change Parent Letter 8-18-20

Steven Netzley


Concern or question?

Student and staff safety is our top priority. If you have a question, concern or comment about any health or safety issue, please let us know by calling us at 989-875-3700 or emailing a teacher or school adminstrator. 

Additional resources

Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Ithaca High School
710 N. Union St.
Ithaca, Michigan 48847
(989) 875-3373

North Elementary
201 E. Arcada St
Ithaca, MI 48847
Phone: (989) 875-3047

South Elementary
400 Webster St. 
Ithaca, MI 48847
Phone: (989) 875-4741

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