South Vermillion Middle School to transition to online learning due to rising COVID-19 cases

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CLINTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The South Vermillion School Corporation announced Wednesday on its Facebook page that South Vermillion Middle School will be transitioning to online learning starting Thursday, Sept. 9.

According to the post, student will return to school on Monday, Sept. 20. Angela Harris, principal of SV Middle School, cited an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases and quarantined students as the reason for the transition.

All athletic practices and extracurricular events will be suspended until Sept. 20, the post said. Additionally, middle school students are not to practice or train with any high school teams during this time period.

All students should have taken their iPads home Wednesday night, the post said. Students are expected to complete their work each day, however if a student is sick and cannot complete the work, parents can call them in sick.

Additionally, parents are to continue alerting the school if their child tests positive for COVID-19 so that students can return to school safely and effectively.

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