By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SARVER, Pa. (KDKA) – With half its student population in quarantine, Freeport Area High School is going remote.READ MORE: Report: Family Of Pitt Student Struck And Killed By Port Authority Bus To Receive Settlement
Students will learn online for the rest of the week because of high case counts and evidence of “ongoing in-school transmission,” the high school said.READ MORE: One Person Killed In Shooting In Allentown
The high school has 35 active cases among students, and 345 kids are in quarantine, according to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Across the district, there are 83 cases in students and teachers combined, leaving nearly 700 people in quarantine. All other schools are staying open.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Temps Will Feel Below Zero Friday Morning
In-season sports and activities like the musical will still be allowed to continue, Freeport Athletics said.