BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Superintendent Russell Lazovick has confirmed that the district will not reopen March 30 as was originally planned, and will be closed through spring break.

In a message on the district website, Lazovick confirmed that next week, beginning March 30, will be the third week of distance learning, continuing under the governor's executive order.

"All buildings will continue to be closed, all activities canceled and instruction and assessment will continue on our distance learning platform," he said. "This will take us through Friday, April 3, 2020."

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From there, Lazovick said, the district will be closed for spring break, from April 6 through April 13, as originally planned.

"Our online platform will be open for families to use during this time," he said. "Teachers will not be updating lessons or responding to email over the break, but class resources will remain available for families to access."

Students and families will not have to send in attendance during the week of spring break.

"The reality of our current situation is almost hard to believe," he said. "In fiction, we can watch from a distance the protagonist grapple with impossible odds, but in this reality, we are the ones who have to act. We need to keep our district together. We need to keep our students focused on their learning."

"Success in our reality, more than ever, requires collective action," he added. "Thank you for acting with us."