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Flexible Instruction Days (Asynchronous)

Flexible Instruction Days (Asynchronous)


The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) continues to approve the use of Flexible Instruction Days (FID) as an alternative form of instruction in place of a day that may otherwise be canceled due to inclement weather or emergency.  Approved School Districts may replace an inclement weather day with a FID day without having to alter the school calendar to make up the day.  Tyrone Area School District was approved to use FID days (up to 5 days per school year) for the 2020-21; 2021-22; and 2022-23 school years. 


To count as a full day of instruction, students must complete class work assigned by their teachers on the day of the FID and student attendance will also be counted for that day.  Although there is currently no live instruction scheduled on these days, teachers are available during specific times to provide assistance and answer questions.


In the case of inclement weather, Tyrone Area School District MAY use the FID option instead of a school cancellation; however, the possibility of a traditional “snow day” and rescheduling the day on a designated snow make-up day on the school calendar also exists.  TASD will also continue to use school delays or early dismissals, whenever possible, to maintain the continuity of face-to-face instruction.


Regardless of the decision, parents and students will continue to receive weather notifications via the Blackboard messaging system in the form of a phone call, email, and via the parent app.  In addition, the district will continue to utilize media outlets and its website and social media platforms for these notifications.


Each school building has provided instructions for students and parents about what to do for attendance and work on FID days.  Please refer to your child’s school webpage for those instructions.


Tyrone Area Elementary School

Tyrone Area Middle School

Tyrone Area High School