Two Coffee Co. schools closed for first full days of class

Posted at 3:42 PM, Aug 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 22:48:50-04

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (WTVF) — Coffee County Schools officials announced the closure of Coffee County Middle School and North Coffee Elementary for the rest of the week.

The middle school's first full day for students was supposed to August 5, but officials put out a statement saying their decision was made out of an "an abundance of caution over COVID-19."

Officials said parents will be contacted directly if there is any reason for concern with an individual student.

"Staff will also be working to prepare for the distribution of learning materials to students on Thursday and Friday so the curriculum can be started regardless of what should happen after this week." the announcement said. The middle school anticipates releasing information by noon on Wednesday, August 5, concerning when materials can be retrieved at the school.

No other school in the district.