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Garden Spot to go virtual after Covid-19 case increase

(Source: Garden Spot High School)

(Source: Garden Spot High School)
(Source: Garden Spot High School)

Eastern Lancaster School District announced Wednesday afternoon that the Garden Spot secondary campus will be shifting to virtual learning for the remainder of the week. 

In a letter, Superintendent Robert Hollister said that all classes in grades 7 to 12 would move to virtual learning, including special education classrooms. 

After-school activities and athletics are also cancelled through Sunday, Dec. 13.

Within 24 hours, the number of active Covid-19 cases at the secondary campus has doubled, up from five recorded on Tuesday to 10 Wednesday. Hollister said the number of cases is “likely to climb further” over the coming days.

The district plans to return to in-person education at the campus on Monday, Dec. 14.

Over 715 total positive Covid-19 cases have been reported in schools across Lancaster County.