By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SAXONBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – Another school district is moving to online-only learning.READ MORE: Lawsuit: 14-Year-Old Girl Was Sexually Assaulted By McDonald's Manager Who Was Convicted Sex Offender
In a letter sent to families, the South Butler School District superintendent says all four schools are going to learn remotely from Nov. 16-25.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Gets $1 Billion From Nationwide Opioid Settlement
“Please know that every attempt was made to keep schooling moving forward using an in-person format; however, concerns for students and staff members, along with staffing issues related to quarantining have made instruction and supervision of students a significant challenge,” the letter reads.
The superintendent says a Kindergarten student tested positive, several teachers are waiting for results and two student cases involve families with children in multiple buildings. Anyone who was a “close contact” will be notified.MORE NEWS: South Side Violence Pits Bar Owners Against Residents With Police In The Middle
The superintendent says the district will assess the situation closer to the end of November to see if it’s safe to do in-person instruction at the elementary level and the hybrid plan at the secondary level on Dec. 1.