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Rogers School to temporarily transition to remote learning after several students, teachers test positive for COVID-19

The district made the announcement in a letter to parents.

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. — Lauderdale County Schools Superintendent Jon Hatton announced on Thursday, Oct. 22, that all students p through 12 at Rogers School will transition to remote learning for 10 days after several teachers and students tested positive for COVID-19.

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Parents were notified of the decision in the following letter:

"Lauderdale County Schools Superintendent, Jon Hatton, said today that all students P-12 at Rogers School are transitioning to remote learning for 10 days. This is due to several teachers and students being quarantined.
The remote learning will last from Friday, October 23, 2020, through November 1, 2020. This is for Rogers School students only (Grades P-12). Faculty and staff members not in quarantine will report to school as usual.
All extracurricular activities will be suspended until students return.
Students at Rogers School are expected to return to in-person school on November 2, 2020. During the ten days of this remote learning and quarantine time period, any students or staff members who test positive are to notify the Rogers administration or school nurse. Free meals will be distributed to Rogers School students on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The ongoing safety concerns for our students and staff members require us to be flexible and diligent in making decisions such as this one to go with remote learning temporarily at any school."

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