PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Superintendent Dr. Frank Ranelli issued the following update to township families and staff on Thursday about the status on the closure of Piscataway Schools.

“Thank you so much for your help, support, and kindness as we navigate through this unprecedented health crisis.

“I am grateful to everyone here in Piscataway for the way we have pulled together, putting our students first and working together to keep our families safe.

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“Our teachers are working hard to engage students in meaningful and consistent learning. Our food services and transportation staffs meet each day to deliver meals to every corner of our town. Our custodians continue to clean and sanitize our buildings to keep essential staff safe.

“I want to update you on the status of our school closing. We are following the directive set by Governor Murphy’s Executive Order for all public and private schools across the state. Piscataway Schools will remain closed indefinitely as long as this Executive Order in in effect.

“As of now, no end date has been set by the Governor’s office. We will continue to plan meaningful educational experiences, and we will give you plenty of advanced notice when schools are scheduled to reopen.

“We appreciate the hardship this places on our families and will continue to provide a quality educational experience for all of our students. As always, our teachers will keep in touch with each student, and as a district, we will continue to quickly update our families as new information becomes available.

“We will get through this together.”

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