12/14/20 School Board Meeting Guide

Running schools during a pandemic and racial equity were the two main issues at last night’s board meeting. East Penn will be fully remote from Dec. 16 to Jan. 11.

An (Unofficial) District COVID Tracker

My district COVID tracker is updated daily at bit.ly/epsdcovid. We have more than doubled the total number of cases in the last 2.5 weeks, and the district now has an official COVID dashboard.

How Many Covid Cases in East Penn?

There have been a total of 32 confirmed Covid cases in East Penn schools; half of these in either EHS or Eyer. Willow Lane and Jefferson have had zero

Would You Help Your Kid Drive Drunk?

Some parents held a dance for dozens of teenagers at an East Penn country club this weekend. Events like this endanger our community’s schools.

11/9/20 School Board Meeting Guide

The school board approved a revised plan to allow the district to continue offering hybrid instruction despite the worsening of the pandemic.

7/27/20 School Board Meeting Guide

A revised, much-improved, health and safety plan for reopening East Penn schools has been approved. This and more news from last night’s board meeting.

Pandemic Education

Our schools, their approach to instruction, and their instructional practices were built around the very thing that spreads the virus the most: close, regular, sustained, interaction between diverse groups of children, teachers, parents, and staff. So what do we do now?

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