School Closed Until 2/24

February 3, 2020

 

Dear HAS Parents,

 

The situation in Taiwan concerning the Wuhan coronavirus has been changing rapidly, and as a result, the school's response has also been evolving. Yesterday, the Ministry of Education announced the extension of Chinese New Year's break for all primary and secondary schools in Taiwan. International schools in Taiwan also quickly changed their response to the ongoing health crisis as a result. 

 

I have been in touch with other schools in the country, including KAS and HIS, and have been monitoring the response of many others. To both ensure the safety of our staff and students and to continue the educational opportunities that we are obligated to provide, we will be taking the following actions:

  1. There will be no on-campus classes until the 24th of February.

  2. We will begin on-line delivery of instruction beginning on Monday, February 10 through the utilization of our Renweb system and Google Classroom.  

  3. This week's instruction (Feb 3-7) will be made up in June by extending our school year from June 5 to June 12.

 

Nearly every international school in the country is going to on-line instruction over the next couple of weeks in response to this health crisis. We will be sending out further instructions later in the week outlining our expectations for both students and teachers in how this instruction will take place over the two-week period in question. 

 

I want to thank everyone for their support in this time of uncertainty. HAS will do whatever it can to ensure the best possible education for your children, and I hope that everyone takes the proper precautions and remains safe.

 

Sincerely,

Darin L. Murphy
Head of School

 

 

 

 

親愛的家長您好:

 

由於憂心武漢冠狀病毒群聚感染的情況迅速變化,因此,昨天教育部宣布高級中等以下學校寒假延後開學日,所有的外僑學校也將同步延後開學日。

 

我與高雄美國學校和荷蘭國際學校及其他外僑學校持續保持聯繫,並且參考其他學校的作法。為確保職員工及學生的健康並在安全無虞的環境下提供學生學習的環境,我們將採取以下作法:

  1. 暫停上課至2月23日為止 (2月24日為上課日)。 

  2. 自2月10日(星期一)開始,我們將利用Renweb系統和Google線上教學。

  3. 因應2月3日至2月7日停課,原定的學期結束日將延後到6月12日。 

這次為了避免武漢肺炎病毒群聚感染的健康危機,幾乎所有的外僑學校都將在接下來的幾週採用線上教學的方式進行課程。我們也將在本週結束前發送說明通知給教職員及學生,未來兩周的教學指引及學習大綱。

 

感謝大家在這段期間的支持與包容。新竹美國學校將竭盡所能,提供您的孩子最好的教育環境,也希望大家能採取適當的防疫措施保持身體健康。

 

敬祝 平安健康

 

總校長 Mr. Murphy
 

 

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