Greenbrier County Schools confirm positive COVID-19 cases at multiple schools

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LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — Administrators with Greenbrier County Schools confirm positive COVID-19 cases at multiple schools around the county.

In a November 8, 2020 announcement, administrators confirmed individuals inside White Sulphur Springs Elementary, Rupert Elementary, Eastern Greenbrier Middle, and Greenbrier East High Schools tested positive. These individuals and those determined to be in close contact with them are in quarantine.

All facilities will be sanitized before students return.

Students at the identified schools will learn remotely on Monday, Nov. 9 & Tuesday, Nov. 10. Schools were already scheduled to close on Wed., Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

All extracurricular and athletic activities at these schools are cancelled through Wednesday, Nov. 11, and may continue after the school day on Thursday, Nov. 12.

  • Rupert Elementary students learn remotely Tuesday, November 10. The school is closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Students return on Thursday, November 12.
  • White Sulphur Springs Elementary students learn remotely Tuesday, November 10 – November 20. Students return on November 30 after Thanksgiving Break.
  • As previously communicated, GEHS & EGMS students learn remotely Monday, November 9 & Tuesday, November 10. All schools are closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Students return on Thursday, November 12.

Due to the increase in COVID cases, the Nov. 10 regular meeting of the Greenbrier County Board of Education will be entirely virtual. The meeting link is available at greenbriercountyschools.org.

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