Taylorsville, Olympus High Closing For Two Weeks Due To COVID-19 Outbreaks

Oct 27, 2020, 3:26 PM | Updated: 3:26 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Officials with the Granite School District announced Taylorsville and Olympus high schools will move to online learning for two weeks after each school reported 15 or more confirmed cases of COVID-19.

This will be Olympus High’s second move to online learning this year.

Both schools will close for in-depth cleaning on Wednesday and Thursday and return to in-person learning on Nov. 11, 2020.

“Starting Friday, teachers will be working from the building,” Taylorsville High administrators said. “Students who need technological resources such as Chromebooks or Wi-Fi access or who need additional items from the school should plan on coming into the school Wednesday, Oct. 28 between 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.”

Important Message from the Principal regarding school dismissal October 28-November 10

Posted by Taylorsville High School on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Olympus High officials said the Salt Lake County Health Department has not recommended that all sanctioned Utah High School Activities Association events be dismissed because each team has fewer than three active COVID-19 cases.

“This is consistent with the provisions of the state health department COVID-19 School Manual,” officials said. “However, if those teams do have case counts that rise to three or more, it is anticipated that the health department will recommend a 14-day dismissal of that team at that time.”

Spectators will not be allowed at ongoing competitions with exceptions for parents or guardians.

More details can be found here for Taylorsville and Olympus.

Six of the eight traditional high schools in the district are in a two-week closure due to COVID-19 outbreaks. Zero cases have been reported at Granite Connection High School.

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Taylorsville, Olympus High Closing For Two Weeks Due To COVID-19 Outbreaks