Cudahy, St. Francis, South Milwaukee school districts to close; no classes beginning March 16

CUDAHY -- In response to guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus, Cudahy School District announced Friday, March 13 that all schools will be closed to students beginning Monday, March 16.

The Cudahy Health Department has recommended the closure continue through April 10. The district plans to resume classes on April 14.

The district has asked families to monitor the Skyward system for ongoing communication regarding the closure and plans to offer alternative education to students in the interim. More details about those offerings will be available Monday, March 16.

Families who rely on the district's breakfast and lunch program will have the opportunity to pick up packaged meals at multiple sites during the closure.

The St. Francis School District is also closing all schools, effective Saturday, March 14 through April 13. That closure includes all school and recreation department events, before and after-school care and athletics activities. After school care will be provided on March 13 as scheduled.

District staff and families will be receiving information regarding employment and school details. The district encourages people to self isolate as much as possible, avoid crowds and continue universal precautions such as hand washing.

The School District of South Milwaukee will also close schools, effective Saturday, March 14 through April 12. The closure includes all school, recreation department events and athletic activities. The South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center and the Fitness Center will also close.

The district is asking students and staff to limit all non-essential personal travel and to use precautions to stay healthy.