DuBois, PA – The DuBois Area Middle School was just informed of their 9th 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 Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26 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 Thursday, March 25 and Friday, March 26, 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 Middle School students for Thursday and Friday will be provided to students prior to dismissal today.
The Middle School will reopen for in-person instruction on Monday, March 29.