Special Alert

Governor Baker Extends School Closures to May 4


March 25, 2020



Good afternoon,


In his press conference that just ended, Governor Charlie Baker extended the statewide school closure until early May.


From the Boston Globe:



"Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has extended the shutdown of state schools into early May, in the latest step to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Baker said all schools, public and private, and all non-emergency day care facilities would be shut down until Monday, May 4. On March 15, Baker had ordered a three-week shutdown of schools, beginning March 17 and lasting until April 7. Boston officials had already ordered schools closed until April 27."


Read the announcement on the mass.gov website: https://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-announces-extension-of-school-and-non-emergency-child-care-program





In Christ,



Thomas W. Carroll
Superintendent of Schools
Archdiocese of Boston