TO: Penns Manor School District Community
FROM: Daren Johnston, Superintendent
RE: COVID-19 Case Alert and Tuesday, November 24th Information
DATE: November 23, 2020
The Penns Manor Area School District has been notified by both a parent of a high school student and the Pennsylvania Department of Health that a high school student has tested positive for COVID-19. In addition, P.M.A.S.D. has been notified by two high school employees and the Pennsylvania Department of Health that the two employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Penns Manor Area School District has worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to identify and communicate with individuals who were in contact. Our student has not been in school since Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Our one employee has not been in school since Friday, November 13, 2020. Our second employee has not been in school since Friday, November 20, 2020 We wish our student and employees a speedy recovery.
As a result of these recent cases, high school students will remain at home and working remotely on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. High school students will return to in-person instruction after the Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
The Penns Manor Elementary School will hold in-person instruction on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 and again after Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Penns Manor Elementary School will dismiss students at 1:10 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. There are currently no reported COVID-19 cases at Penns Manor Area Elementary School.
Parent/Teacher Conferences will still be conducted at both Penns Manor Area Elementary and Penns Manor Area Jr./Sr. High School via remote or phone as scheduled.
All members of our school community are encouraged to continue monitoring for the symptoms of COVID-19 and communicate any concerns with your health care professional and school nurse.