In-person learning for grades 4 and 5 suspended at Forest Middle School through November 6 due to COVID-19 outbreak


FOREST, Va. (WFXR) — Bedford Public Schools will suspend in-person learning for 4th and 5th grades at Forest Middle School tomorrow after a “growing number of positive COVID-19 cases.”

The announcement is expected to be sent out to parents this afternoon.

The suspension of classes is planned to run from Wednesday, Oct. 27, to November 6.

Students in 6th grade meet in a new section of the school and are not impacted, the letter to parents reads.

“We will be suspending in-person learning for Grades 4 and 5 at Forest Middle School starting tomorrow (10/28/20) through Friday (11/6/20) due to a growing number of positive COVID-19 cases, and related quarantine requirements, among students and staff in Grades 4 and 5. 

“Our 6th Grade, which meets in the new section of the school, has not been impacted at this point, and will remain operating normally until further notice. Grades 4 and 5 at FMS will shift to remote learning until in-person learning resumes on Monday (11/9/20).”

Letter to parents from Bedford County Public Schools

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