The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. As of 22 March, more than 306,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in over 180 countries and territories, resulting in more than 13,000 deaths and 95,000 recoveries.
Efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 through non-pharmaceutical interventions and preventive measures such as social-distancing and self-isolation has prompted the widespread closure of primary and secondary schools as well as post-secondary schools including colleges and universities in at least 61 countries.
UPDATE: Governor Murphy Executive Order: NJ Schools will close until further notice.
No after school or aftercare will be available through at least April 17, 2020, at DLEACS due to planning for the prevention or spread of COVID-19.
DLEACS' Closure Plan: learn about our school closure plan in response to COVID 19
DLEACS' Principal Brewer's Messages to Families:
On behalf of Principal Brewer, in conjunction with JCBOE, your scholars can obtain grab & go meals at satellite locations nearest your home Monday, 3/16 through Friday, April 17 between 9 AM and 12 Noon: Click here for a listing of locations.
- 3/13/20 Please read Principal Brewer's letter to families regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Click here.
- 3/23/20 Addendum #2 letter to families. Click here
- 3/31/20 Addendum #3 letter to families regarding the extension of 3rd marking period. Click here.
For more information regarding the COVID – 19 please review the information on the following websites.
For continuous updates from nj.gov