Only in Print: Former Red Zone Schools Cleared To Reopen After Mandatory Testing

Students at St. Athanasius Catholic Academies, Bensonhurst, were tested at the school during the week of Nov. 2 and reported zero cases of COVID-19, allowing them to reopen on Nov. 6. (Photo: Erin DeGregorio)

WINDSOR TERRACE — After receiving word from the state that red zone schools could reopen, locally affected Catholic schools began working on their mandatory mass testing. 

The six schools — Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy, Good Shepherd Catholic Academy, Midwood Catholic Academy, St. Athanasius Catholic Academy, St. Edmund School, and St. Edmund Preparatory High School — had been physically closed for at least a month under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Oct. 5 order …

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