New Canaan Public Schools to open on 2-hour delay for coronavirus preps

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The superintendent of New Canaan Public Schools announced there will be a delayed opening Monday.

It’s part of the district’s efforts to prepare contingency plans and material in the event that long-term closures are needed due to the coronavirus, although it says such impacts are not expected at this time.

The superintendent said the school will be delayed two hours to provide teachers with the necessary time and coordination to prepare student materials for distribution.

The superintendent said the schools will follow a typical two-hour delay schedule at all schools.

Superintendent Bryan D. Luizzi said even before the first presumed case of COVID-19 appeared in Connecticut this weekend, staff spent the weekend thoroughly cleaning the schools and buses.

Although the presumed positive case of COVID-19 is not in New Canaan and will not directly impact the operation of the New Canaan Public Schools, the superintendent said they are committed to continuing preparations in the event something does occur in our community that requires them to close for a prolonged period of time.

 

 

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