MICKLETON — According to a letter sent out to all parents in the East Greenwich School District on Dec. 10, the schools will be transitioning to a fully remote model of instruction from Monday, Dec. 14 through Friday, Jan. 15.
According to the letter from Superintendent Andrea Evans, “While there has been no in-school transmission of COVID-19 to date, we remain concerned about the increasing impact of COVID-19 in our community. Currently, our 7 day case average (9 cases) in East Greenwich is at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, Gloucester County’s rate of positivity is currently the third highest in the state. ”
The start of classes on Jan. 19 allows a 14 day quarantine period for all staff and students following the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day holidays.