Pike County Students Go Virtual Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases

With rapidly increasing cases of COVID-19 at Pike Central Middle School and Pike Central High School, district leaders say all students in grades 6 - 12 will be learning virtually through the rest of the week.

Posted: Aug 24, 2021 9:15 AM
Updated: Aug 24, 2021 9:52 AM

Some students in the Pike County School Corporation will be learning virtually for at least the rest of the week.

District officials said that due to the rapidly rising number of positive COVID-19 cases at Pike Central Middle School and Pike County Central School, students in grades 6 - 12 would have eLearning days from Tuesday, Aug. 24, through at least Friday, Aug. 27.

While those students learn virtually, students at Pike Elementary School and Winslow Elementary School will attend school in-person on regular hours for the remainder of the week.

Pike County students aren't the only ones in the area who are now utilizing virtual learning. Students in the Cannelton City Schools district in Perry County also went virtual on Tuesday, and over in Spencer County, students at Rockport Elementary School have been learning virtually since last week.

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