PANAMA CITY (CBSMiami/AP) — There is some sense of normalcy returning to storm-ravaged parts of the Florida Panhandle.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
School officials in the Florida county hardest hit by Hurricane Michael say 90 percent of teachers and staff reported for work, but they won’t know how many students returned until the end of the week.
Bay District Schools spokeswoman Sharon Michalik said Monday that many schools are still without Internet on the first day of classes since the Category 4 hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle more than three weeks ago.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
The storm destroyed several schools.
Michalik says school officials won’t know how many of Bay County’s 28,000 public school students returned to classes because school officials have to do a paper-based attendance count.
The district said on Facebook that during the first week back a priority will be spending time getting to know each other again.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida
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