KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Monroe County School System has announced that all schools and extracurricular activities have been postponed to start the month of September due to COVID-19.
The Monroe County Schools System will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Sept. 2. Students will not come to school Friday, Sept. 3 while teachers participate in a remote staff development day.
All school sports and other extracurricular activities will be canceled from Sept. 1 through Sept. 3.
Students will return to class on Tuesday, September 7. The closure will allow sick and quarantined students and staff the opportunity to recover.