DuBois, PA – The DuBois Middle School will be closed for deep cleaning tomorrow because they had their eighth case of COVID-19 in a rolling 14-day period.

They are obligated to close the building for three days, but since it is the weekend the Dubois Middle School will be closed for classes this Friday.

They will reopen and resume class on Monday.

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Message from the DuBois Middle School administration:

The DuBois Area Middle School was just informed of their 8th confirmed case of COVID-19 within a rolling 14-day window. As recommended by the CDC, this is within the threshold to necessitate a temporary closure on Friday, March 12 for deep cleaning.

Through the PA Department of Health contact tracing protocol; today, we identified individuals that had been in close contact with the confirmed individual and immediately notified these individuals of their need to quarantine.

On Friday, March 12, all Middle School instructional and instructional support staff will facilitate and support instruction through Google Classroom. All Middle School students will follow their daily schedule and participate in their classes as scheduled remotely.

Chromebooks have been provided to all students and hotspots have been provided to families that lack internet access in their homes. If your student has technology needs, please contact the Technology Help Desk at (814) 299-4866.

Breakfast and lunch for all Middle School students for Friday will be provided to students prior to dismissal today.

The Middle School will reopen for in-person instruction on Monday, March 15.