Governor Tim Walz has announced the extension of the closure of schools in response to COVID-19. Beginning March 30, Alexandria Public Schools (APS) will move to a distance learning environment through April 30, 2020. Per the Governor’s plan, school staff will then have May 1 and May 4 to prepare their classrooms for the return of students on Tuesday, May 5. The schedule is subject to change based on COVID-19 circumstances with guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Click on the headline above to read the full press release.