From SAO Re: COVID-19 - Please Read

From Community Engagement at SAO
Posted on 03/13/2020

Good morning parents and staff,

We are aware of the concerns in our community around COVID- 19, commonly known as the coronavirus, and the health and safety of our students is our top priority! As of now, we are in Phase I of our pandemic response plan, which is preparing preventive measures in response to a pandemic outbreak. Please be advised of the following: 


  • Suffolk Public Schools will be CLOSED on Monday, March 16, for a Teacher Work Day and Student Holiday. Students are expected to return to school on Tuesday, March 17


  • Also, starting on Tuesday, March 17, Student drop-off and pick-up will be adjusted to include parents/guardians dropping off or picking up their students at the front door or designated locations ONLY. This will be in effect through  Monday, MARCH 30


  • All after-school activities will be canceled starting today until further notice


  • All building rentals and facility use will be canceled starting this weekend through Monday, March 30 


  • We will no longer permit volunteers or outside visitors in the schools through Monday, March 30 


  • All events such as concerts, conferences, plays, and field trips are canceled through Monday, March 30

Information and frequently asked questions about Suffolk Public Schools’ response to the coronavirus can be found on our website - under the Emergency Information tab. This is a fluid situation, and we will make adjustments to the website as the situation changes. Thank you for being calm and supportive as we work through this pandemic.

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