By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MARS, Pa. (KDKA) — Mars Area High School is closed for the rest of the week after additional coronavirus cases, the district announced Monday.READ MORE: Former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine Becomes First Openly Transgender Four-Star Officer
A letter posted to the district’s website says the Pennsylvania Department of Health found two more coronavirus cases, bringing the total to three at the high school. Mars Area High School closed at the end of the school day on Monday. All other schools in the district will remain open.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The letter says high school students who have been attending class for traditional instruction will shift to online learning.
“As Monday, Nov. 9, is a scheduled in-Service Day, students may return to participate in Traditional Instruction on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Throughout the school closure, all teachers will continue to offer live instruction and will be available to their students each period of the school day,” the letter said.MORE NEWS: Overturned Tractor Trailer Crash Leads To Closure Of Inbound Lanes Of Parkway East, Prompts Major Traffic Delays
The district says it will deep clean the high school on Tuesday and Wednesday.