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Ferguson-Florissant School District closing March 18- April 3 due to COVID-19 concerns

The school district will continue to provide meals to students during the days that the schools are closed

HAZELWOOD, Mo. — The Ferguson-Florissant School District will be closed March 18 until April 3 due to rising COVID-19 concerns, according to a press release from the school district.

Students will have a half-day of attendance on Monday, March 16 in order for staff to receive additional training in online instruction and a full day on March 17 to distribute devices and materials to allow teaching to continue while students are at home, the press release said.

The school district's spring break is scheduled for March 21-March 29. No instruction will be provided during that time

Meals will continue to be provided to students during the days that the schools are closed.

Teachers will also continue to be paid during this closure.

The school district will be "deep cleaning" the schools during this closure.

The district will provide further details on meal distribution at a later date, according to a press release from the district.

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