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Wyoming County schools in orange goes to remote learning on Monday

PINEVILLE, W.Va. (WVVA) Wyoming County Schools was designated orange on the Saturday Color Coded Metrics System for the week of October 19-23.

As a result, the county will follow orange protocols for the week. That means the suspension of in-person instruction at all schools. Remote learning begins, immediately, on Monday, October 19, and continues the entire week, through October 23.

According to a release by the board office, feeding of students will continue and more information is forthcoming. All sports competitions are cancelled through Saturday, October 24. Practice and conditioning may continue with very close attention to health and safety.

Staff will report on this schedule: Professional Personnel will report to their schools from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., daily. Service Personnel, except custodians, will report to their schools from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., daily. custodians will report to their schools from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., daily for deeper cleaning."

Other employees will operate at the direction of their Central Office Department Director, who will communicate with you more directly. These protocols for the ORANGE designation will remain in full effect through next Saturday, October 24, at 5:00 p.m., when the WVDE and WVDHHR will release the next Color Coded Metrics Map.

"SPECIAL INFORMATION TO EMPLOYEES OF WESTSIDE, BERLIN MCKINNEY, and WYOMING EAST, all of which have been recently closed: EMPLOYEES AT THESE 3 SCHOOLS, ONLY, WILL NOT REPORT to the school sites at this time," the release said.

"Extreme deep cleaning and sanitizing must still occur. Additionally, contact tracing must continue through the Health Department regarding the positive cases at these schools. Return dates for these schools will be announced as soon as available. Students and families who chose the Virtual Option will continue, as usual."

Annie Moore

Multimedia Journalist

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