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Handful of Jefferson County School District’s Switch to All Virtual Learning Due to Increase in COVID Cases and Quarantine Numbers

(Jefferson County) Several school districts in Jefferson County have had to cancel on campus classes and go back to an all virtual learning option after a number of students and faculty members tested positive for COVID-19 or are on quarantine.

Jefferson R-7 is the most recent school district to announce the move. Superintendent Clint Johnston says they will go all virtual beginning Monday which will carry through Monday, November 30th.

St. Pius also switched to virtual learning this week with the expectation of having students return on Tuesday, November 17th.

De Soto and Crystal City schools are also operating all virtually at least through Monday, November 16th with the intention to reopen on Tuesday, November 17th.

However, that is subject to change depending on if more students or faculty test positive for COVID-19.

The Fox and Grandview School District’s have also had to alter their schedule due to the virus.

As of right now high school students within the Windsor School District are operating on a hybrid schedule.

High school Principal Jason Naucke says they have had a handful of students and staff test positive.

Back in October the Windsor School Board of Education voted in favor of bringing students back for in-person classes 4-days a week.

Students in grades K-5 have since returned back. Students in grades 6-12 are expected to return on Monday, November 30th.

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