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PPS Schools Extend Closing Timeline

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PPS Schools Extend Closing Timeline
Posted on 03/20/2020
This is the image for the news article titled PPS Schools Extend Closing TimelinePortland Public Schools Superintendent Xavier Botana announced March 20 that the the district is extending its school closure timeline, due to the community spread of COVID-19 in Maine. Instead of closing for two weeks, PPS will now be closed until April 27th, the Monday following spring break. All PPS facilities, including Portland Adult Education and the Portland Arts and Technology High School (PATHS), will be closed to the public.  Before- and after-care programs, including City of Portland Recreation, also will be suspended during this time. 

The district’s remote learning procedures and meal distribution program, which started March 18th, will continue during this extended closure. This extended closure also includes April break, scheduled to begin on Friday, April 17, and run through Friday, April 24. This will continue to be a school vacation.

Read the superintendent’s full letter to families and the community about the extended school closure HERE.