"It's not been great," said Corey Saguinsin, who has … Answers to common questions. Michelle Rothfeld, who has taught at the school for more than 20 years, will teach two in-person classed and two virtual classes. The school district has created an online dashboard listing COVID-19 cases, but the information is only updated through Wednesday. Wake is notifying families and staff via email and text whenever a confirmed case of COVID-19 is reported at their school or administrative office. The plan is for high school students to return, in rotation to start, when the second semester begins after the holidays. Where is vaccine running low? But in … ‘We are in danger.’ NC governor issues dire COVID-19 warning, adds more mask rules. The message also tells families that the person who tested positive won’t return until certain requirements are met and areas at school that may have been exposed to the virus will be thoroughly cleaned. New mask rules start. The district requires masks for all in school buildings, and any student who comes to school regularly without one or who can't otherwise comply will be asked to return to remote learning, the district has said. Wakefield families were told that a person who tested positive had last been on campus Tuesday. The Wake County school system reported 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past week, including six cases at Broughton High School in Raleigh. Moore estimated about 20 students per classroom. Real-time updates and all local stories you want right in the palm of your hand. West Millbrook families were told by principal Kelly Aman that a person who tested positive had last been on campus on Monday. West Millbrook families were told by principal Kelly Aman, Alston Ridge families were told by principal Niko Schutte, an online dashboard listing COVID-19 cases, Three of the schools with coronavirus cases are high schools, Raleigh elementary school where the person who tested positive was last on campus on Tuesday. Principals at Carnage Middle School in Raleigh, Wakefield Middle School in Raleigh, Bugg Elementary School in Raleigh, Knightdale Elementary, Lincoln Heights Elementary School in Fuquay-Varina and Wilburn Elementary School in Raleigh notified families Monday that people associated with their schools had tested positive for COVID-19. Lincoln Heights families were told that a person who had tested positive was last on campus Friday. While our dashboard is updated regularly, it doesn’t tell the complete story of how widespread coronavirus is in Wake County. December 1, 2020. Stimulus checks ‘critical’ to get economy back on its feet, economists say in letter, After reaching record highs, rolling average of new NC COVID-19 cases dips Monday, Four more Wake County schools report COVID-19 cases, COVID-19 cases reported at 3 Wake County high schools, Raleigh elementary school that just reopened Monday reports its first COVID-19 case. School Closing and Coronavirus Updates; Search this site GO. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. West Millbrook Middle School in Raleigh and Alston Ridge Elementary School in Cary both announced Thursday that positive COVID-19 cases had been reported among people associated with their schools. Like other Wake middle schools, West Millbrook’s students are only taking online classes. About 1,200 students attend the school. All staff have the option to fill out a survey every day to alert their principal to any concerns about coronavirus in the classroom. 5:30 PM Board … Thousands of elementary students and some special-education students returned for in-person classes last week for the first time since March 13. WAKE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Wake County students going back to school for in-person instruction will have new bus procedures to follow in addition to … This marks at least the sixth and seventh coronavirus cases reported at six Wake County schools this week. 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Another is at a Raleigh elementary school where the person who tested positive was last on campus on Tuesday, the day after in-person classes resumed. Wake Forest Middle School Principal Chris Bradford, who hosted the news conference outside his school and then offered a tour, said his staff was excited for the return of student energy. Copyright 2020 by Capitol Broadcasting Company. Alston Ridge families were told by principal Niko Schutte that a person who tested positive was last on campus on Friday, Oct. 23. The staggered return of cohorts of middle school students comes two weeks after elementary students got back to the classroom. Wake considers 2021 school calendars. School board Chairman Keith Sutton said he is pleased with how the return is going, despite about a dozen reports of cases of the coronavirus linked to schools during those two weeks. Bugg families were told that a person who tested positive had last been on campus Thursday. Colleges hope to prevent surge as students return. The message also tells families that the person who tested positive won’t return until certain requirements are met and areas at school that may have been exposed to the virus will be thoroughly cleaned. Every day since then, the number of positive cases in our community has increased. "When they get to the end of the hallway, they will loop back around. "There is a high level of anxiety, but also high level of commitment," Moore said, "towards the common end of reopening schools safely.". Due to privacy laws, the principals did not say whether the people who tested positive are students or school employees. Updated: 2020-11-06 18:29:26, Posted November 6, 2020 10:00 a.m. ESTUpdated November 6, 2020 6:29 p.m. EST, By Joe Fisher, WRAL reporter, and Jodi Leese Glusco, WRAL director of digital content. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Safety and Security Committee Meeting - CANCELED. ©2020 The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), Visit The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) at www.newsobserver.com. Bradford expects to see 200 of them on Monday, then groups of about 150 each in each of the next two weeks. Sutton asked parents to prepare their children to return by modeling mask wearing, hand washing and keeping their distance from others. Staff also have the option to report concerns using an app that allows them to remain confidential. Wake is notifying families and staff via email and text whenever a confirmed case of COVID-19 is reported at their school or administrative office. High school students won’t return until January, but some athletes are on campus for workouts. 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Wake Forest, N.C. — As Wake County public schools prepare to welcome back middle school students next week, administrators are asking teachers and staff to … Parents, This week, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released directions to school districts for reopening school buildings. All rights reserved.