BREAKING: Santa Clara County announces school closures

Ryan Wisowaty, Editor-in-Chief

Editor’s Note: An updated version of this story appears here.

Schools in Santa Clara County will close for three weeks beginning Monday to combat the spread of COVID-19, the county Superintendent of Schools announced at a press conference on Friday.

In an email sent to students, staff and parents, the Palo Alto Unified School District Office of the Superintendent confirmed PAUSD schools would close for three weeks in addition to the previously-scheduled week-long spring break from April 6-10.