Pittsburgh Public Schools Temporarily Moves 2 Additional Schools to Online Learning Due to COVID-19 – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Public Schools is closing two of its schools for about a week due to COVID-19 protocols.
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Pittsburgh Sunnyside and Pittsburgh Schiller will be closed until Friday, January 21.
Pittsburgh Public Schools says cases at those schools have reached the percentage — 5% — where a temporary shift to remote learning is needed.
In the meantime, while classes are being conducted online, no activities are taking place and Grab and Go meals will not be offered in schools due to a cited staffing shortage.
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Students requiring meals are advised to come to Arsenal 6-8 for Grab and Go services.
Both schools add to the previous list of four Pittsburgh public schools that will not operate in person this coming week until Friday, including Pittsburgh Arsenal 6-8, Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12, Pittsburgh Concord PreK-5 and Pittsburgh Woolslair PreK-5.
Pittsburgh Brookline PreK-8 and Pittsburgh South Brook 6-8 are closed until Thursday, January 20.
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Pittsburgh Arlington PreK-8, Pittsburgh Banksville PreK, Pittsburgh Brashear High School, Pittsburgh Carrick High School, Pittsburgh Chartiers Early Childhood Center and Pittsburgh Crescent Early Childhood Center will reopen on Tuesday, January 18.