Central Campus Begins Year With Limited In-Person Labs

Ordinarily you don’t really need a calendar to tell you it’s the first day of school. The traffic flow is a dead giveaway. But early Tuesday morning Grand Avenue looked about like it does early on Sunday morning. Not until the 1800 block did a trickle of big yellow limousines hint that any DMPS classes are back in session for a new year. Bus drivers were chauffeuring students to Central Campus directly from their home neighborhoods, eliminating the “middle man” of their home schools. It wasn’t the beehive of buses that it typically is at that time on a weekday morning, but still…

“We are grateful to be sharing space with students,” said Central Campus Director Tascha Brown, “safely, of course.”

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