Coronavirus

Jefferson MS employee tests positive for COVID-19

Dr. Bruce Borchers, the superintendent of the Oak Ridge Schools, informed parents in a letter Tuesday that an unidentified staff member at Jefferson Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Borchers said that the staff member took a “precautionary test” and self-quarantined, before learning of the positive test results Tuesday morning. …

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Governor releases recommendations for reopening schools

(Governor’s Office press release) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the State of Tennessee’s recommendations to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 school year. “Providing parents a choice in their children’s education is incredibly important,” said Gov. Lee. “In-person learning is the medically sound, preferred option. Our state is doing everything …

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