SCS delays start of school until August 17

A Salem Community Schools Staff member has tested positive for Covid-19 prior to the start of our school year.  This employee was not in contact with any students, but was in contact with fellow staff members.  In accordance with state and local guidance, all employees that were in direct contact with this individual are self quarantining for 14 days.  In order to deep clean facilities and maintain the safest environment  for all students and staff, we have made the decision to delay the start of school from Monday August 10th, until Monday August 17th.  We will begin our school year on Monday August 17th for both in person and Online Lions students!

 All activities scheduled this week for middle school and elementary will be pushed back one week.  High School athletics will proceed as originally scheduled.   We will provide additional updates by Friday August 7th.  We thank you for your patience and understanding as we execute our safety protocols to create the safest learning environment possible for the students and staff of Salem Community Schools. 


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