School closed until April 30


Paris Lawson

Student no longer sit in their traditional classrooms as they begin online learning this week. The school closure has now been extended to April 30.

In line with President Donald Trump’s announcement on Sunday evening, Governor Tom Wolf will be extending  all stay at home orders until April 30. This new order took effect at 8 p.m. on March 30.

“Our business and school closures will no longer have a set date to resume normal operations. Up until now I’ve been saying, another two weeks, another two weeks. Now, I am going to leave the date indefinite. We are going to keep our schools and businesses closed as long  as we need to keep them closed to keep Pennsylvania safe,” Governor Wolf said.

Schools will remain closed until at least April 30. Stay at home orders also have now been issued to 26 counties including, Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Butler, Carbon, Center, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland and York counties.