Administrators from Tiffin City Schools and Calvert Catholic Schools released information for parents regarding school closures due to growing concerns over the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday that the state would be ordering all K-12 schools to close for three weeks beginning Monday, March 16.
Tiffin City Schools students will attend school all day Friday, March 13, during their regular school hours, to gather needed items for the next three weeks and receive instructions from individual classes and teachers.
Interim Superintendent Robert Boes said in a statement that he has been in contact with the Seneca County General Health District regarding the quickly-evolving situation in Ohio.
Additional information regarding the closure time and overall situation will be released by TCS officials as it becomes available.
Calvert Catholic Schools students will not attend school Friday due to a scheduled workday, and Superintendent Jeremy Marinis said Calvert will be closed beginning Monday for three weeks.
Calvert is canceling all extracurricular activities including practices through April 3.
Marinis said Calvert has also canceled the Washington D.C. trip for the 8th grade class that was scheduled to begin on April 2.