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York County public schools shift to remote learning

Superintendent Victor Shandor sent a letter to families on Monday, sharing concerns of a potential spike in coronavirus cases after the holidays.

YORKTOWN, Va. — The York County School Division is temporarily going back to remote learning.

Superintendent Victor Shandor sent a letter to families on Monday, sharing concerns of a potential spike in coronavirus cases after the holidays.

Next week -- November 30 to December 4 -- and the week after winter break, everyone will go back to the remote schedule. Employees will still show up for work on-site.

This will also shift the target dates to get grades 7 through 12 students to the hybrid model. The date adjustments are listed below:

  • November 30 - Staff report 4 days in-person to prepare for shift to Hybrid; all students temporarily learn in Remote Model
  • December 7-18 - Grades PreK-6; EL and self-contained resume Hybrid Model
  • January 4 - All staff report 4 days in-person; students temporarily learn in Remote Model
  • January 11 - Grades PreK-6; EL and self-contained resume Hybrid Model; Grades 7,8,9 or 12 could possibly begin Hybrid Model*
  • January 19 - Grades 7,8, 9 or 12 could possibly begin Hybrid Model*
  • February 1 - Remaining grades could possibly begin Hybrid Model

*One or more of these grades, dependent on staffing and health metrics.