Ontario students to return to class – but in stages

ONTARIO – The 2,417 students in Ontario, Malheur County’s largest school district, will make a staggered return to class beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Elementary and middle school students will return then to a full day of school for the first time in months. Elementary schools will operate fully four days a week and Ontario Middle School will operate five days a week.

High schoolers won’t return to school until Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Ontario School District officials are still working out exactly what the return will look like for them. Rather . . .