December 17, 2021

Good Day University Middle School Families:

Please be advised that the District was made aware of a 5th Covid-19 positive case within University Middle School this week. With that in mind, the District has conducted contact tracing to ensure the continued health and safety of all students and staff. The District has worked closely with the Irvington Health Department and Essex County Health Department regarding steps for next week.

First, during the weekend, there will be a deep cleaning of University Middle School. Further, beginning on Monday, December 20, 2021 through Thursday, December 23, 2021, students will be fully remote for the instructional day. All staff will be required to report on site and administer live synchronous instruction. All links to virtual classes will be posted in all student Google Classroom accounts. Students will follow the normal bell schedule and log into each link for each period of the day.

Be advised that students must provide a negative PCR when returning to school on Monday, January 3, 2022. I want to thank you for your understanding.

As always, if you have any questions, I am here to support you.

Dr. April Vauss
Superintendent of Schools