Following safety protocols, class at Catholic school in quarantine and transitions to virtual learning after teacher and student test positive for COVID-19

After a teacher and student at Holy Redeemer Catholic School in Kensington, Maryland, tested positive last week for COVD-19, school officials there and in the archdiocesan Catholic Schools Office implemented a plan already in place to transition the class to a virtual learning model for the next two weeks.

“Students in the class have been in quarantine since the Labor Day holiday,” said Kelly Branaman, Secretary for Catholic Schools and Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Washington, in an email interview. She added, “The school was prepared for the class to transition to virtual learning on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The class will quarantine for two weeks and return on Monday, Sept. 21.”

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