OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma City Public Schools says five more schools will transition to virtual learning for the rest of the week.
Capitol Hill High School, Webster Middle School, Putnam Heights Academy, Van Buren Elementary and Fillmore Elementary School attended Coolidge Elementary School, Taft Middle School, Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School. and FD Moon Middle School in virtual learning this week due to increasing student and staff absences.
Students at these schools will be homeschooled until Tuesday, January 18, after Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
OKCPS said in a letter to families: “If our staffing levels and COVID-19 case data indicate we may be able to return students to face-to-face instruction earlier than Tuesday, May 18, January, we will notify the family as soon as possible.
During this time, curbside meal service will be provided free of charge at breakfast and lunch for students at each of these facilities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day.
Athletics and activities will continue for OKCPS students – even those in virtual learning – while following existing COVID protocols.
If at any time a student becomes ill or develops symptoms of COVID-19, even when they stay at home for virtual learning, families should continue to call their child’s school to report illness and for further instructions.
https://kfor.com/news/local/five-more-oklahoma-city-schools-move-to-virtual-learning-as-covid-19-cases-continue-to-climb/ Five more Oklahoma City schools move to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases continue to rise