As COVID cases rise, Monroe County schools shift to split schedules

Due to a steady rise in COVID-19 cases among students and staff, the Monroe County School District is limiting the number of students in classrooms by switching to a split attendance model. School leaders announced the change after superintendent Mike Hickman tested positive for COVID-19. Hickman said on Sunday he is isolating at home after developing symptoms during Thanksgiving break. No office staff members were exposed to Hickman, according to a district press release.

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