MALVERN, PA — Great Valley School District will reconsider its present sports shutdown in a meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight, and vote on the administration’s recommendation to start up sports practices in the district.
“The Board will consider whether or not to officially start fall practices. The (Chester County) Department of Health just last week reversed its recommendation that all sports be suspended until January – so the conversation is related to that,” said Jennifer Blake, Director of Communications and Outreach for GVSD.
The virtual business meeting Monday night will include the board’s vote on the administration-recommended revised GVSD regular season return to participation plan for athletics and activities.
On Sept. 16, the state Senate passed a bill allowing individual schools the power to decide if — and how many — spectators would be allowed at games, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, in a 39-11 senate vote. The bill was also