Emma Willard School Takes Steps to Prevent COVID-19 Exposure

By: Emma Willard School
TROY, N.Y. - March 10, 2020 - PRLog -- Prioritizing the health and safety of students and with continued monitoring of the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the administration of Emma Willard School will extend its Spring Break recess with the goal of mitigating possible impact of COVID-19 on its campus. There are no cases of COVID-19 among employees or students. Spring Break will begin on March 11, and classes will resume on April 6, one week later than originally planned.

In light of the fluid nature of the outbreak, the faculty and staff of Emma Willard School are also making plans to continue teaching virtually should circumstances dictate after the school recess. Whether online or in the classroom, teaching will resume on April 6.

In addition to the extension of spring recess, Emma Willard School has suspended the use of its facilities for outside events and activities. This includes SAT testing that was scheduled for Saturday, March 14.

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About Emma Willard School

Emma Willard School is an independent boarding and day girls school for grades 9 – 12 offering a rigorous college preparatory education. Known for its academic rigor, the school fosters a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape the world.

www.emmawillard.org

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Tags:Coronavirus, SAT cancelled, Spring Break, Precautions
Industry:Education
Location:Troy - New York - United States
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