CENTRALIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The superintendent of Centralia R-VI School District joined ABC 17 News This Morning to talk about how the return to learn has been going.
Right now, there is one active COVID-19 case in the district. The case resulted in 17 close contacts being identified.
The district previously had another positive case, with about 30 close contacts.
Centralia R-VI also is coming upon its homecoming week. According to a news release from the district, the student dance, pep assembly, bonfire, flashlight parade, parade and alumni group visits are all canceled due to COVID-19.
However, the Oct. 9 homecoming football game will continue as scheduled. In the news release, district officials stated that CHS arranged to move the football game to South Shelby due to attendance restrictions in Boone County.
Centralia's band plans to perform at the South Shelby game, and they will hold a homecoming royalty coronation at the game.
"We are very appreciative to South Shelby, particularly High School Principal Tim Maddex and Athletic Director Rob Wilt, for their hospitality in hosting us for this event as it will allow unlimited attendance for Centralia fans and families of players, band members and coronation participants," the news release stated.
Read Centralia R-VI's return to learn plan below.