Update on Transitioning from Blended Model During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on how we at Baden Academy are educating our students. Our top priority is maintaining the health of those in our school community while providing a sound educational experience for all students. We would all prefer to return to five-day-a-week instruction, but this cannot occur until we can guarantee the safety of our students and teachers and, of course, the families of both. Setting a definite date to return to full-time school is still not possible because so much depends on the community transmission level for Beaver County, the guidelines provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and the advice from our state government on safe reopening practices. We will continue to do our best during these trying times, and we ask for your patience and cooperation as we monitor the situation constantly and keep you apprised of any new developments.

We'd like to share these two pieces of information with our school community.

Determining instructional models during the COVID-19 pandemic:

https://www.education.pa.gov/Schools/safeschools/emergencyplanning/COVID-19/SchoolReopeningGuidance/ReopeningPreKto12/Pages/DeterminingInstructionalModels.aspx 

Level of community transmission table:

https://www.education.pa.gov/Documents/K-12/Safe%20Schools/COVID/GuidanceDocuments/Level%20of%20Community%20Transmission%20Table.xlsx