The Gilead Hill School in Hebron will have remote learning into next week because of cases of COVID-19 and a high number of students in quarantine.
The school will reopen for in-person learning on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
A notice from Supt. Thomas Baird says there are high numbers of COVID cases in staff and students.
It began on Monday with cases within the Parks and Recreation PREP before/after school program and then continued at Gilead Hill School, the superintendent wrote.
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He said it’s probable that there has been in-program transmission within the PREP program and it is probable that there has been in-school transmission within some preschool and some Kindergarten classes at Gilead Hill School.
The school website says nine students and three staff members at Gilead Hill School have tested positive and 89 students and two staff members are in quarantine.
The school district moved to quarantine all known close contacts to contain any potential outbreak in school.
Parents are urged to contact the nurse when a child is sick and follow their instructions and not send their child to school when they have been in contact with someone who is confirmed or presumed to be positive with COVID-19.
Three students at Hebron Elementary School have tested positive. Hebron Elementary School remains open for in-person learning.
There will be drive-thru testing available at RHAM High School in Hebron on Saturday. For more information, click here.