COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — Colorado Springs School District 11 announced Sunday afternoon that both Doherty High School and Palmer High School will move to remote learning.
The district said two positive COVID-19 cases were identified at Doherty High School, and because of a lack of available guest teachers, the school will move to remote learning starting Monday, November 2, and will return to in-person learning November 10.
There were also two positive COVID-19 cases identified at Palmer High School in Colorado Springs School District 11.
The school will be on a remote learning schedule until Tuesday, November 10 for cohort "A." Cohort "B" was already on remote learning, and those students will return to the hybrid in-person learning on Thursday, November 5.
The district said it is working with El Paso County Public Health to review each COVID-19 case.
The people with COVID-19 cases are being kept home from school until they are no longer infectious, according to the district.
The district also said the mask use, social distancing, and activities of the people with COVID-19 have been assessed.
The people who were close contacts of the individuals with the COVID-19 cases are being quarantined for 14 days.