Coronavirus Information

The health and safety of our students continues to be our first priority in the wake of the evolving situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We encourage everyone in our school community to listen to facts and not respond to fear.

Friday, June 30


  • Confirming school opening in August
  • Safety precautions for returning to school

Previous Updates

Friday, June 26

Friday, June 19

Friday, June 5, 2020

Friday, May 29

Friday, May 15

Friday, May 8

Friday, April 24, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

  • Update from Superintendent Dr. C. Todd Cummings (Spanish)


    • The last day of eLearning for students and teachers will be Wednesday, May 20. Information about summer school is forthcoming.

    • Superintendent Dr. C. Todd Cummings is working closely with the Governor’s Office and the Department of Health to determine our best options for graduation. More information coming soon.

    • Our schedule for the fall, summer programs, and athletic events are dependent on when the Governor lifts the shelter in place and social distancing orders. More information coming soon.

    • Enrollment is open for all programs K-12 including magnet schools.

    • Talks with Todd, School Board Meetings, and other public meetings will be conducted at either Facebook Live or YouTube. We will share a schedule early next week.

    • Bulk meal distribution continues Monday through Thursday with extra meals for weekends.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Friday, May 5

To reach more students and for better visibility, there will be four South Bend Community School Corporation Wi-Fi bus changes beginning Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Two of those Wi-Fi bus locations are also meal distribution sites.

If you were going to one of these current locations, starting Tuesday, May 5, you will need to either go to the new location or one of our other many locations throughout the South Bend area.

  Current location New location
Meals and Wi-Fi University Park Apartments Lakeshore Mobile Home Estates, 801 Douglas Rd., Mishawaka
Meals and Wi-Fi Rum Village Park Walker Field Park, 2198 S. Walnut St., South Bend
Wi-Fi LaSalle Landing Corpus Christi Church, 2822 Corpus Christi Dr., South Bend
Wi-Fi Charles Martin Center St. Paul Bethel Baptist Church, 621, Lindsey St., South Bend
  • K-2 students can pick up a Chromebook today and Thursday, April 14 and 16, at Edison Technology Services, Edison Middle School, 2701 Eisenhower Dr., South Bend at door 5 under the awning. Students in grades 3-8 who do not have a computer at home can pick up a Chromebook tomorrow, April 15. Remain in your vehicle and a staff member will assist you.

  • eLearning will resume on Tuesday, April 14. 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020

Friday, March 20, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

  • Four additional schools will be providing lunches. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

  • Employee Update, March 17, 2020

  • School district closure: Students and teachers do not report.

  • eLearning launches for grades K-12. We will support schools at all levels of readiness to deliver remote learning.

  • Comcast will be providing free broadband to low-income families. They are also opening more free Wi-Fi hotspots to help with online instruction. Applicants can call 855.846.8376 or visit

Monday, March 16, 2020

SBCSC Emergency Response Team Report

March 15, 2020 English version Spanish version Letter to SBCSC community
March 13, 2020 English version Spanish version Letter to SBCSC community and closure details
March 11, 2020 English version Spanish version Letter to SBCSC community
March 6, 2020 English version Spanish version Letter to SBCSC community
March 4, 2020 English version Spanish version Statement


Important Links

City of South Bend

Status update

Centers for Disease Control

Fact sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

Symptoms and how to protect your child

Informacion acerca del coronavirus y la temporada de influenza

What you should do

Stop the spread of germs

What to do if you are sick

Proper hand washing demonstration

National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children about COVID-19

Indiana Resources

Indiana State Department of Health latest updates

Guidance and options for parents and child care providers

Guidance for Schools

Johns Hopkins

Coronavirus Resource Center

Paladina Health

Letter from Tobias Barker, MD, Chief Medical Officer