SAND SPRINGS, Okla. — Sand Springs Public Schools is moving students in 6th through 12th grade to distance learning due to COVID-19.
Officials said the cases within the district continue to increase and staffing classrooms is becoming a challenge. Therefore, for the health of their students and staff, all 6th through 12th grade student will move to their Distance Learning Model starting November 12, 2020. Students are set to return on November 30, 2020 after the Thanksgiving break.
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Sand Springs Pre-Kindergarten and Elementary sites are continuing with in-person instruction and will remaining open. Officials said both Page Academy and the Sand Springs Virutal Academy are open as well.
"This decision was made through much deliberation with our Leadership Team. We feel this is the right decision, giving our students and staff the time to distance themselves from others while continuing the education process," officials said in a press release.
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