BETHEL PARK (KDKA) – Bethel Park’s school board approved plans to fully reopen schools this fall.

The reopening plan does have exceptions for distance learning due to health and safety concerns.

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The first day of school for Bethel Park will be August 26.

Once students return, they will be required to wear masks or shields on buses and in the buildings.

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Those that play school-sanctioned sports will also be required to wear a mask or face covering.

The district is also telling anyone who has traveled out of state or been exposed to COVID-19 that they may be asked to quarantine.

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You can read the full details of Bethel Park’s phased reopening plan on the district’s website.