UPDATE: Happy Valley Elementary to return to ‘100% virtual schedule’ October 29 through November 6

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(UPDATE) CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Happy Valley Elementary School in Carter County announced Wednesday evening that the entire school would be moving to a “100% virtual schedule due to multiple positive cases of Covid 19, or because faculty and staff are required to follow quarantine guidelines.”

The post read that students would return to the classroom on November 9 and that, “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; however, we are airing {sic} on the side of safety for our students and staff at Happy Valley Elementary School.”

You can read the full post on the school’s Facebook page below.


CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Happy Valley Elementary School will be sending some of its youngest students back home for virtual learning.

According to a post from the school, all Kindergarten classes will be returning to virtual learning through Friday, November 6.

The post says the decision was made out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19 exposure in one area of campus.

The school said in the post that students who are not exhibiting symptoms may return on November 9. Siblings of Kindergarten students who are asymptomatic may also continue in-person learning.

Only Kindergarten classes at Happy Valley Elementary are affected by this.

Family members are instructed to contact staff through the DoJo app for further explanations regarding instruction.

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