On Thursday, April 9 - Pedro Rivera, PA’s Secretary of Education, issued an order under Act 13 of 2020 to close all public schools through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, as defined by the local school calendar. Additionally, Governor Wolf is ordering all K-12 schools and programs, public and private, to be closed through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts, Head Start Supplemental Assistance Programs, and Preschool Early Intervention programs will also remain closed, and institutions of higher education are prohibited from offering in-person instruction. All of these decisions were made in consultation with the Secretary of Health, based on the most recent information regarding COVID-19 as it relates to the health, safety, and welfare of students, school staff, and communities.
Our Hempfield School District administration will continue to review the information provided and plan accordingly. At this time, we are continuing on our pathway to planned instruction.
- Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 are Teacher In-Service Days, and there will be no new virtual learning for students.
- Tuesday, April 14 is a Virtual School Day for Teachers, Staff, & Students (planned make-up day).
- Secondary students in grades 7-12 will begin planned instruction on Tuesday, April 14.
- Elementary students in grades K-6 will continue with enrichment and review the week of April 14 and then transition to planned instruction the week of April 20.