When Doniele Cooper, a rising senior at Wilde Lake High School, heard last week that Howard schools will start the new school year online, he was stunned.
“Oh my god, are you kidding me?” he asked. “I can’t believe this.”
The Howard County Board of Education approved a plan on Thursday, July 16 to teach students solely via online instruction until at least Jan. 28, answering the much-anticipated question: Would students be headed back to the classroom anytime soon amid the coronavirus pandemic?
A minute later, Cooper began processing the news. Half, if not all, of his senior year of