UPDATE: Northview Primary School to reopen in-person classes Wednesday

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KODAK, Tenn. (WATE) — UPDATE: Northview Primary School to hold in-person classes on Wednesday after canceling them on Tuesday due to COVID-19 cases and a shortage of substitute teachers.

This decision coming Sevier County Schools communicated with the state health department to review the situation and the school itself was thoroughly clean

Buses will be running as normal Wednesday morning, and parents are welcome to drop off their children as car riders.

Northview Primary School cancels in-person classes Tuesday due to COVID-19 cases & substitute teacher shortage

EARLIER: Northview Primary School has canceled all in-person classes for Tuesday due to multiple new COVID-19 cases and a shortage of substitute teachers according to Instructional Supervisor for Secondary Schools in Sevier County, Tony Stinnet.

“We know this is late notice, but we are trying to remain cautious and take proper steps to protect both students and faculty members.”

Tony Stinnet

Stinnet adds that the school system hopes to gain and share further information about the schedule for the rest of the week to all parents/guardians by no later than Tuesday afternoon.

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