Holland Patent CSD switches to remote learning this week

In a letter, the Holland Patent Superintendent, Jason Evangelist said all students including BOCES students would be switching to remote learning from September 28-October 2.

Posted: Sep 27, 2020 8:00 PM
Updated: Sep 28, 2020 12:14 AM

HOLLAND PATENT- In a letter, the Holland Patent Superintendent, Jason Evangelist said all students including BOCES students would be switching to remote learning from September 28-October 2.

Evangelist says this decision was due to a COVID related concern.

Below is the full letter from the Superintendent:

"Dear Holland Patent Learning Community,

In consultation with the Oneida County Department of Health (DOH), we have determined that it is in the best interest of our community to keep school buildings closed and suspend extracurricular activities for one week. The DOH has advised us they are conducting an extensive investigation and more time is needed to ensure all the proper contact tracing is completed. Therefore, for the week of September 28, 2020 to October 2, 2020, all Holland Patent CSD students will be engaging in remote instruction. Transportation will not be provided to outside placements due to safety concerns. All BOCES program students and outside placement students will be engaging in remote instruction.

During this time, all students should follow their regular schedules. GWF and HPE will be on Day A schedule and the Middle School and High School will be on Day 1-B schedule starting Monday. Sports and other extracurricular events are suspended during this week. The District buildings will remain closed to provide the DOH with the time it needs to complete its contact tracing process.

Meals will be accessible on Monday and Wednesday from 10:00-12:00 behind the High School at the cafeteria loading dock. There will be a contactless pickup system in place following all safet guidelines.

We understand many of you are concerned over possible exposure and are uncomfortable waiting for a call from the DOH. Although we sympathize with your concerns, the School District is legally prohibited from providing information regarding specific students. The DOH has staff dedicated to contact tracing and they will contact you if you are deemed at risk.

Again, I would like to thank all of you for your understanding and resiliency as we work through this unprecedented time.

Be Safe,

Jason P. Evangelist"

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