COVID-19 Announcements and Resources

We will be using this page to share any announcements/updates we have for our families about the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.  Below our Announcements area you will find various helpful COVID-19 resources.

Please click the link to view our school’s complete 2021-22 Health and Safety Plan. (Versión en español)

Covid-19 Updates and Resources


July 27th 2021 – Thank you for your patience as we gathered guidance from the United States Department of Education (USDOE) and the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).  Our first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, September 1st.

Please view our detailed 2021-22 Health and Safety Plan.


Talking Points

Myths & Truths of the COVID-19 Vaccines
Excerpted from Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen’s weekly briefing on May 5, 2021:

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing 1) background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); and 2) a case definition for this syndrome. CDC recommends healthcare providers report any patient who meets the case definition to local, state, and territorial health departments to enhance knowledge of risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical course, and treatment of this syndrome.

How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19
Families across the United States are overwhelmed with news stories and information about the coronavirus (known as COVID-19). It is important to teach children positive preventive measures, talk with them about their fears, and give them a sense of some control over their risk of infection to help reduce anxiety.
The National Association of School Psychologists outlines some tips for how to talk to kids about the COVID-19 here:

Guidance for Where You Live, Work, Learn, Pray, and Play
Community mitigation strategies for communities, schools, workplaces, and events. Actions that individuals, businesses, health departments, and community settings (such as schools) can take to slow the spread of COVID-19:

Food Assistance

County Food Bank Information:
If you or someone you know needs food assistance, Feeding Pennsylvania and their nine member food banks, who together serve Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, can help to connect you with the resources you need.
Find the closest food bank to you here:

Supplemental Learning Activities

20 Online Learning Resources to Get You through Coronavirus School Closures

Scholastic’s Learn at Home Website

Scholastic’s Learn at Home website features resources that provide children with 20 days of FREE articles, stories, videos, and fun learning challenges.  Children can complete them anytime, in any order.  They can work on their own or together with you and your family.

Exploratorium Learning Toolbox

Are you having trouble explaining coronavirus (COVID-19), and how to fight viruses like this, to your kids?
Exploratorium is here to help, by explaining timely topics about the current pandemic, using their science-backed Learning Toolbox complete with hands-on activities and videos:

Resources in American Sign Language

COVID-19 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in ASL: