PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - Pontotoc High School will move its high school students to virtual learning for two weeks.
Virtual learning begins on Monday, Nov. 2, and is scheduled to end on Nov. 13.
“The high school had experienced a downturn, but this week we’ve seen an uptick, with ten new cases at the high school since the weekend,” according to a district statement. “In addition, more than 70 students are quarantined due to close contact. For the sake of our students’, staff’s, and community’s health, we believe it is our responsibility to take action.”
Students are scheduled to return to traditional instruction on Monday, Nov. 16.
Students who have reliable internet access will begin virtual learning on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Beginning Monday, students can pick up lunch and breakfast meals at the high school front entrance from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Video below from Michelle Bivens, Pontotoc School superintendent.