Buena Vista City Schools closes for in-person learning until at least early January due to community COVID-19 spread


BUENA VISTA, Va. (WFXR) — As community spread of the coronavirus continues around southwest Virginia, Buena Vista City Public Schools announced Tuesday the school division would remain closed to in-person learning until at least early January.

According to a statement released by Buena Vista City Public Schools on Tuesday, Nov. 24, virtual classes will stop on Dec. 18 for holiday break, but then classes are expected to start again on Jan. 4, 2021.

Meanwhile, Buena Vista school officials say they will continue to work alongside the Central Shenandoah Health District to keep the community safe.

“The safety and health of our community is always out priority,” Buena Vista City Public Schools wrote on Facebook Tuesday. “Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us for help.”

If you or your child need help with the transition to online learning, you are asked to contact your child’s school as soon as possible. The phone numbers for various Buena Vista schools are listed below:

  • F.W. Kling, Jr. Elementary School: (540) 261-6717
  • Enderly Heights Elementary School: (540) 261-6151
  • Parry McCluer Middle School: (540) 261-7340
  • Parry McCluer High School: (540) 261-2127

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