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Abington Heights Coronavirus Information

March 31, 2020

Click on this link to access all of today's Remind announcements.

March 30, 2020

Governor Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania public schools will be closed for an indefinite amount of time. Click this link for more information on the district's on-line learning program.

March 24, 2020 Internet Access

Free Hotspots

Internet access can be a significant barrier in connecting students to school, especially during emergencies. Xfinity has opened its internet hotspots for free use during the current crisis. While it is recognized accessing these hotspots may not be possible in all of our municipalities, some residents and students may benefit. Xfinity has created a website with details including a coverage map to assist those wishing to gain access.

Low Cost Internet

Families that qualify can receive free internet for 60 days in their homes with subsequent payments of $9.95 per month through the Internet Essentials program offered by Comcast. Families can learn more and fill out an application by visiting the Internet Essentials website.

Those experiencing difficulty accessing the Internet should either email or call (570) 585-8252.

March 23, 2020 Shutdown Extended

Governor Wolf announced today that Pennsylvania public schools will remain closed for an additional week. Students are now scheduled to return to school on April 9, 2020. Adjustments to the 2019-2020 district calendar will be announced in the near future.

March 21, 2020 AP and State Exams

Advanced Placement Exams

The College Board has issued some important information about AP exams. It looks like students who wish to take the exam(s) will have the option to do so at home this year. Check out the information AP has posted. 

It was also announced that AP will offer on-line lessons that could be helpful for those wishing to take exams. Check out what is being offered and when.

Log in to your AP account by clicking here.

State Testing

The Pennsylvania Department of Education announced that there will be no PSSA, PASA or Keystone exams offered this year.  

March 19, 2020 Update

The superintendent issued an update regarding a district-wide shutdown and related matters associated with the closure of schools.

March 17, 2020 Grab-and-Go Meals

All Abington Heights students can pick up grab-and-go meals beginning today from 11AM to 1PM at Clarks Summit Elementary School. Everyone will receive a bagged lunch and a bagged breakfast. Drive to the side parking lot where a tent is set up. There is no need to get out of your car. There is also no need to pile everyone in on the trip. Parents and caretakers should just have the name of the students and schools they attend for their family, neighbors on the block, etc... . Everything is free and all are welcome. 

March 13, 2020 Schools Closed

Governor Wolf ordered the closure of all Pennsylvania Public Schools through Friday, March 27, 2020. 

March 11, 2020 Update 

The superintendent issued an update regarding the rapidly changing information about Coronavirus and the district's response.  

March 3, 2020 Update

COVID-19 is creating heightened national  concern. Abington Heights is committed to providing transparent communication to our community. The district is monitoring developments closely and will respond to guidance from state and national agencies. Learn more from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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