Kosciusko Superintendent Billy Ellzey released the following statement this morning, announcing that Kosciusko Middle Elementary will go completely virtual starting Thursday, August 18.
On Friday, the Kosciusko School District announced Kosciusko High School’s move to virtual learning from August 16 through August 27.
Attala County School District Superintendent Kyle Hammond told The Star-Herald that Ethel High School will also be shutting down and moving all classes to virtual learning beginning tomorrow, August 18 through September 1.
Today, Hammond said the district found there were three positive cases in more than three classrooms at the school.
Here is the formal release from the district:
"Ethel High School will be virtual only for the next two weeks due to the rising cases of Covid-19. We will follow the Mississippi Department of Health guidelines and move all classes to virtual learning beginning Thursday, August 19, 2021. Ethel High School will return to in person classes on Thursday, September 2, 2021.
All extracurricular activities and practices will be postponed until September 2.
Virtual learning only applies to Ethel High School. All other schools will continue as normal."
Hammond also said there has been one positive case at each other county school.