Saint Raphael Academy cancels school trip to Spain

This decision made one day after the school extended their closure

EAST GREENWICH, R.I (WLNE) – Saint Raphael Academy posted on their website that they are cancelling their school trip to Spain.

According to the post, the trip as planned for April break.

Saint Raphael’s said they have been in talks with EF Educational Tours, the company through which the school plans these international trips, and agreed to issue travel vouchers to those who were going to be on the trip.

These vouchers can be used on a future Educational Tours trip.

Those who choose not to go, on a future tour will be contacted with details regarding compensation.

The decision to cancel the trip comes one day after the school sent out an email, telling parents that they will be closed until March 13, amid concerns with coronavirus spread

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