MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. – After confirming a positive case in three different school campuses over the weekend, McDowell County Schools announced this morning that all students would transition to remote learning today through December 4th, 2020.
On Sunday, McDowell County Schools announced that a positive case had been found at Mount View High School, McDowell County Career and Technology Center and Southside K-8.
These confirmed cases are believed to have resulted from community events and/or contact and not from infection transmissions within the school. In accordance with privacy laws, information specific to this case will not be released publicly, however this announcement is made to keep the community informed of the transmission of COVID-19 locally.
All on-campus students will report back to on-campus instruction on December 7th, 2020.
Schools principals and teachers will share remote learning plans with families if they have not yet done so.
Those families who registered for the Blended Meal Kit Delivery Program will receive delivered meal kits on Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 by MCS school buses. More information will be shared with families via School Messenger.