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Information Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updated 3/25/2020
Posted 3/25/20

All schools in the Wasco Union Elementary School District are closed.

Kern County Superintendent of Schools makes the recommendation for schools to extend closures through at least Friday, May 1, 2020, amid statewide stay-at-home orders

March 25, 2020 — In consultation with Kern County Public Health, and in light of Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-33-20, which directs “all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors,” Kern County Superintendent of Schools Mary C. Barlow has announced her recommendation to Kern County’s 47 school districts to extend closures of all public schools through at least Friday, May 1, 2020, to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

​Wasco Schools will be close through May 4, 2020

  • Schools will continue to deliver high-quality educational opportunities to students, to the extent feasible, through distance learning and/or independent study.
  • Schools will provide meals in non-congregate settings.

Over the past week, Kern County’s 47 school districts have rapidly adapted to the emergency to provide “grab-and-go" meals.

​Meal pick up will continue at Teresa Burke and James A. Forrest Elementary schools, Monday- Friday, 10:30-12:30.​

We will continue to provide updates via email, auto-dialer and text message as this situation evolves.