Neelyville schools to close temporarily after 18 students, 8 staff test positive for COVID-19

Neelyville schools to close temporarily after 18 students, 8 staff test positive for COVID-19
The Neelyville School District will be closed for seated instruction from October 19-23, 2020. (Source: Neelyville Schools)

NEELYVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - The Neelyville School District will be closed for seated instruction from October 19-23, 2020.

The students will be utilizing AMI-X.

The offices will be opened next week from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for anyone who has questions or needs assistance.

The decision to have a temporary closure was made by the Board of Education in response to an increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases for staff, students and families.

Eight staff and 18 students have tested positive.

Three staff and 18 more students are awaiting results.

Fifty-one students are in close contact quarantine.

The district will review the situation at the end of the week and then make a decision for moving forward.

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