UPDATE: New River Intermediate and New River Primary will return to blended schedule on Friday

UPDATE: FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County Superintendent Gary Hough has confirmed that New River Intermediate and New River Primary in Oak Hill will return to their regular, blended schedule on Friday, November 13.

Students M-Z will go on Friday.

Original story from 11/11/20:

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Due to positive cases at both schools, Fayette County Superintendent Gary Hough has announced that all students at New River Intermediate School and New River Primary School will switch to remote learning on Thursday, November 12.

He says this is out of caution as they continue to do the necessary contact tracing working alongside the health department.

Hough says school officials will be in touch with students and their families on Thursday about the plans for Friday.

“Fayette County Schools remain cautious to best support our students and our staff,” Hough said.

There will be drive-up testing at Midland Trail Health Center on Thursday, November 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. No doctor’s order required and they will not bill insurance.

Anna Saunders
Anna Saunders is a weekend reporter for WOAY. With a diploma from Princeton Senior High School and a mother from Fayette County, she is no stranger to the area. She received a degree in Media Arts and Design from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and wanted to return home to start her career as a reporter.