Cave Spring Middle School student tests positive for COVID-19
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A Cave Spring Middle School student tested positive for COVID-19, school leaders announced on Monday. In a letter to families, school leaders said no students or staff members were considered at risk of exposure. An “exposure” is defined by “any individual who has had close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. As 10 News reported, school leaders announced on Sept 14 that a student tested positive for COVID-19. School leaders said no students or staff members were considered at risk of exposure in connection with that case.
Student at Cave Spring Middle School tests positive for COVID-19
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Roanoke County school leaders announced Monday that a student at Cave Spring Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. School leaders said they’re working with the Roanoke and Alleghany Health Department, and together they determined that students and staff were not “at risk” of exposure while at school. [LIST: Coronavirus cases in local K-12 schools]An “exposure” is defined by “any individual who has had close contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19. A close contact is considered less than 6 feet, for at least 15 minutes, with or without a mask.”Still, school leaders said they notified parents of the student case as a courtesy. School leaders reminded parents to monitor their child’s and family’s health, particularly screening for COVID-19 symptoms.
Roanoke County parents concerned after lack of communication during school lockdowns
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - When Brett Dries got a text from his son at Cave Spring Middle School that the school was on lockdown, he feared the worst. The lockdown at Cave Spring Middle and Elementary School was triggered by a man walking away from a domestic dispute in the county with a gun. Late Friday afternoon, 10 News learned Roanoke City schools were also placed on shelter-in-place status Friday morning as a precaution. For around 30 minutes, he stood outside the middle school feeling helpless as his son texted him updates. Roanoke County Schools community relations specialist Chuck Lionberger said the lockdown was ordered by Roanoke County police before information about sheltering in place could be sent out.
Roanoke County Schools community meeting planned for Wednesday
ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Windsor Hills District school board member Jason Moretz and incoming Cave Spring District member Mike Wray will be holding a South County Community meeting at Cave Spring Middle School on December 2, 2015 at 6 p.m. This meeting will give the community to meet Mr. Moretz and Mr. Wray as well as address any comments or concerns. Roanoke County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Greg Killough, will be in attendance.