ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – School leaders in Alleghany County announced Monday night that a teacher tested positive for COVID-19, prompting a school closure.
Clifton Middle School closed on Tuesday, with no virtual or remote instruction that day.
School leaders said they’re working on contact tracing. The school met a threshold of a 20% exposure rate in the building, so the Virginia Department of Health recommended that the building remain vacant until Monday, November 9. All students will learn in a remote format starting on Wednesday through November 6.
In-person instruction will resume on November 9, under the A/B hybrid, blended model.