Humboldt Holding Up with Imna Thompson and Mark Thom

Like many things in COVID-19 times, how to resume school this fall has been a highly debated topic. While many schools in Humboldt County have opted for distance learning, Fortuna High School resumed in-person classes last week.

Thom and Thompson in the Zoom

On this week’s episode of Humboldt Holding Up the Outpost‘s Andrew Goff and Stephanie McGeary are joined by Fortuna High School teacher Mark Thom and President of the Fortuna Union High School Teacher’s Association (FUHSTA) Imna Thompson, who discuss what the first week of school has looked like.

Topics include how they are adapting to teaching kids both in-person and over Zoom, ongoing negotiations between FUHSTA and the administration and how the students are responding to the new health protocols. 

Click on the audio player above to hear how Thompson and Thom are holding up. You can review previous coverage of the school board’s decision to hold in-person classes below.