UPDATE: Pikeview High School to reopen after COVID-19 case

Mercer County

UPDATE: 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct, 11, 2020: PikeView High School was given the all clear to start in-person learning after an employee tested positive for the virus last week.

Administrators with Mercer County Schools said the Mercer County Health Department concluded contact tracing for the school. The school will remain closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for deep cleaning of the building to prepare for reopening.

The school will now reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 13. On Tuesday, students with the last names beginning with L-Z will report to school.

Outside sports actives may resume on Monday, Oct. 12.


PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — Mercer County Schools confirmed an employee at PikeView High School tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Administrators announced PikeView High School will move to all remote instruction beginning this Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 out of an abundance of caution. Students will physically return to school depending on contact tracing by the Mercer County Health Department.

Mercer County Schools also suspended all sports activities at Pikeview until further notice.

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