Lafayette and Marshall County Schools going virtual as COVID-19 cases rise

100 Black Men of Valdosta provide help for virtual learning students.
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Published: Nov. 13, 2020 at 1:35 PM CST
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MISSISSIPPI (WMC) - Two school districts in Mississippi are going virtual as coronavirus cases continue to climb.

Marshall County Schools and Lafayette County Schools made the announcement on social media Friday morning.

Marshall County said they are moving all schools to remote learning starting November 16 and will return to in-class learning on November 30.

Instructional packets will be sent home with the children for next week’s work on Friday and will be available for pickup next week. Packets should be completed and returned when the students return to school.

Due to the number of Covid-19 cases within the county and an attempt to stop the spread of the virus, the Marshall...

Posted by Marshall County Schools on Friday, November 13, 2020

Lafayette County said seventh to 12th-grade students will move to a virtual schedule starting November 16 and end November 20.

More information regarding lunch distribution and paper packet requests will be available later today.

Check back for updates.

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