In a short timeframe, Buffalo Public Schools teachers and staff worked together to assemble packets with nearly four weeks worth of work for students. 

The materials will help keep their minds sharp during the extended school closure due to the coronavirus.

On Thursday morning, more than 200 bus drivers picked up nearly 7,000 packets to deliver across the city.

Al Diamico, the Transportation Director for Buffalo Public Schools, said teachers created student-specific assignments and drivers delivered the packets to kids of all ages, organizing buses by streets.

He says it’s a testament to how everyone stepped up to help out during this time.

“Buffalo is Buffalo,” said Diamico. “We take care of everyone. These folks doing what they are doing right now, the parents being cooperative and patient as we are transporting stuff. It’s an amazing effort. We are going to get through all of this.”

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