Triton Public Schools closed Wednesday as COVID cases increase across district

(ABC 6 News) – In an email sent to families Tuesday afternoon, Triton Public Schools Superintendent Craig Schlichting said schools would be closed Wednesday due to increased COVID cases throughout the district.

The email reads in-part:

Attention Triton Families,

Due to the recent increased number of COVID cases reaching the 5% level districtwide; Triton Public Schools PK-12 will be closed on Wednesday, November 3rd.

Thursday and Friday will be distance (asynchronous) learning days for PK-12. Building administrators will be communicating learning expectations for PK-12 when distance learning. You will receive an email by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday with learning expectations for Thursday, November 4th and Friday, November 5th.

We have a district day scheduled for Monday, November 8th. Our plan is to return to in-person classes on Tuesday, November 9th. Please continue to inform the appropriate office of any new positive cases.


Craig Schlichting – Superintendent

On Tuesday the Minnesota Department of Health reported 33 new COVID-19 cases in Dodge County.