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Cannon County High School to Cease On-Campus Learning Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

WOODBURY – Cannon County High School located at 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury, Tennessee will cease On-Campus Learning from day, Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 thru Friday, December 18th, 2020. Students will return to On-Campus Learning on Monday, January 4th, 2021. ALL Cannon High School Students will be participating in Distance Learning during this time.

Director of Cannon County Schools, Mr. William F. Curtis stated, “There has been a recent surge in the number of positive cases and specifically contacts of COVID-19 with students and staff at Cannon County High School this past week. The following Statistics indicate: 

Total Cannon County High School Students = 567

Total On-Campus Students = 545

Total Distance Learning Students = 22

Students

Total Active Cases = 9 Students or 1.65%

Total Active Contacts = 93 Students or 17.06% 

Total Cases/Contacts = 102 Students or 18.71%

Staff

Total Active Cases = 3 Staff or 6.6%

Total Active Contacts = 7 Staff or 15.5%

Total Cases/Contacts = 10 Staff or 22.2%”

Curtis continued, “We have been in consultation with the Tennessee Department of Health at the Local, Regional, and State levels which recommended the closure of our Cannon County High School On-Campus Program for allowing time for these possible exposures and cases to diminish. Our Cannon County High School Students will transition to ‘Distance Learning’ from Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 thru Friday, December 18th, 2020. Christmas Break for Cannon County Schools is December 19th, 2020 thru January 3rd, 2021. Cannon County High School Students may return to “On-Campus” learning on Monday, January 4th, 2021.” 

“Meanwhile, ALL Cannon County Elementary Schools will remain participating in On-Campus Learning thru December 18th, 2020. The following is the information regarding COVID-19 in ALL Schools in Cannon County

All Cannon County Elementary School Students will still have School Bus Services and report to school as usual.”

Curtis concluded, “Parents of Cannon County High School Students have been contacted by School Officials via multiple means, and we sincerely appreciate their cooperation in these unprecedented times. Cannon County High School Students are already provided a Chromebook for instruction and will be required to check-in daily with each teacher and complete assignments. Cannon County High School Teachers will report to the school for Distance Learning Activities.”

“Cannon County Schools and specifically Cannon County High School is very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but our students’, families’ and staff members’ health and safety is our number one concern at this time. Thank you for your understanding. Cannon County Schools appreciates the hard work of Cannon County High School Principal Mr. Courtney Nichols, Teachers, and Staff Members to continue the education of the students of the Cannon County Community during this pandemic event. Our desire is to achieve OUR common VISION – ‘Engaged in Excellence EVERY Day and in EVERY Way!’ to fulfill OUR MISSION – ‘To create a Unified Environment That Will Provide Opportunities for ALL Students to Reach Their Full Potential.” We look forward to seeing our CCHS students back on our Campuses after Christmas Break on Monday, January 4th, 2021!  Please contact Cannon County High School at 629-218-3197 for any additional needed information.” 

For media inquiries, please contact Mr. William F. Curtis, Director of Cannon County Schools at 629-201-4801 Extension 10101 or at williamf.curtis@ccstn.net for local Cannon County Schools information.

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