Two Seward students test positive for COVID-19

Today we learned that two S.S. Seward students tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  After consultation with the Orange County Department of Health, the students and/or staff who were in direct or proximate contact with the positive case were contacted and were instructed to quarantine for 14 days from the last date of …

Updates regarding the pause of in-person instruction, positive case at Seward

Dear Florida Union Free School Community, Here are some additional updates related to the upcoming pause of in-person instruction and the positive COVID-19 case at Seward. S.S. Seward Institute: All students and employees who are considered direct or proximate contacts of a positive case of COVID-19 were notified this afternoon. Since we have a large …

Seward dismissing at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23; remote learning through Dec. 11

Dear Florida Union Free School Community, We have learned that a student who attends S.S. Seward has tested positive for COVID-19. We expect there will be many students and employees who will be identified as proximate or direct contacts and the District will notify those individuals this afternoon. Due to this situation, we will dismiss …

District instruction will go fully remote Nov. 30-Dec. 11; Jan. 4-15

Dear Florida Union Free School District Community:   As you are aware, the COVID-19 positivity rate in the area is surging. The steady, substantial increase in positive cases across Orange County is comparable or possibly exceeding rates experienced last spring at the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH). …

UPDATE: Low and moderate risk sports to now begin Jan. 19

Update: The new OCIAA start date for winter sports is now Jan. 19 The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has announced the start date for high risk winter sports (basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling) will be moved to Jan. 4, 2021. Until authorization is granted by state officials, NYSPHSAA …

Seward student diagnosed with COVID-19, will quarantine; school remains open

Dear School Community:   We were notified that a student who attends S.S. Seward Institute tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  After consultation with the Orange County Department of Health, the students and staff who were in direct or proximate contact were instructed to quarantine for 14 days from the last date of …

Florida’s Bradley Vogt is a National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist

Bradley Vogt, a senior at S.S. Seward Institute, has been named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Bradley scored 1490 on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT), which is how juniors enter the National Merit Scholarship Program. The average PSAT score is 920; the highest a student can score is 1520. “I was pleased with my …

Seward student tests positive for COVID-19; no direct contacts, building remains open

November 13, 2020   Dear School Community:   We were notified that a student who attends S.S. Seward Institute tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Since the student has not been in attendance, there are no promixate or direct contacts from the school.  After consultation with the Orange County Department of Health, no …

Thanksgiving Eve is a big party night; learn the dangers at this live webinar Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m.

Thanksgiving Eve is popular among young adults as a great get-together night. It’s actually one of the biggest party nights of the year. Join ADAC (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council) and Orange County Stop DWI for a live webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Presented by MaryAlice Kovatch and Lauren Savino, the discussion will …

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