Herriman, Copper Hills High Schools Transitions to Virtual Learning
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Herriman High School and Copper Hills High School officials notified parents and students that the schools will move to virtual learning temporarily due to COVID-19.
“We are notifying you because the number of positive active COVID-19 cases at Herriman High School has reached 1% of the in-person population for the second week-day in a row,” an email sent to parents said.
Copper Hills High School sent a similar email.
The virtual learning will last ten days under protocols established by the Board of Education.
Virtual classes at both schools will run from Monday, January 25 through Thursday, January 28. In-person classes will begin again on Monday, February 1. Students will miss four days of in-person classes during the virtual learning period.
You can track COVID-19 cases in all Jordan School District schools and buildings by logging on to the Jordan School District dashboard.
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