LIST: Tracking schools with COVID-19 cases

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ARKANSAS (KNWA/KFTA) — Schools are in session across the state. Here is a daily update of new coronavirus cases at schools, mainly in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

Additional areas may be posted, too.

The first day of school was August 24, KNWA/FOX24 tracking begins September 1. The only information added to this list is when schools contact the newsroom to report closures or cases.

TRACKING TOOLS:

SEPTEMBER 28:

  • Holcomb Elementary School (FPS) one student tested positive.
  • Ramay Jr. High (FPS) one student tested positive.
  • Root Elementary School (FPS) one student tested positive.

SEPTEMBER 25:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools (FPS) reports 4 Fayetteville High School students tested positive.
  • Owl Creek School (FPS) has one staff member who is positive with COVID-19.

SEPTEMBER 24:

  • Owl Creek School (FPS) has one staff member who is positive with COVID-19.
  • Fayetteville Public Schools (FPS) reports a Fayetteville High School student tested positive.
  • Farmington High School virtual learning on Friday, September 25. Could be for the one day “unless further notified,” Superintendent Jon Laffoon wrote.
  • Farmington Public Schools has 5 students and 1 staff active cases. Seventy-five students and two staff are quarantined.

SEPTEMBER 23:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools reports a Fayetteville High School student tested positive.
  • Rogers High School canceled the Friday, September 25, football game against Southside High School (Fort Smith) due to concerns “related to COVID-19 exposure.”

SEPTEMBER 22:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools (FPS) cancel Friday’s, September 25, football game between Fayetteville and Bentonville West due to COVID-19. This game is “no contest.”
  • Huntsville Middle School has 22 students considered “probable close contacts” and are quarantined. Since the student rode a bus, 2 additional Huntsville Middle School students, 5 Huntsville Intermediate students, and 1 Watson Primary student are considered probable close contacts and are quarantined.

SEPTEMBER 21:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools (FPS) reports three Fayetteville High School students tested positive. This information was released on Monday, those impacted were infected as of Friday, September 18.
  • Holcomb Elementary School reports a student tested positive (FPS).
  • Vandergriff Elementary School reports a student tested positive (FPS).

SEPTEMBER 18:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools reports a Fayetteville High School student tested positive.
  • Huntsville Arkansas School District: A Watson Primary teacher tested positive. This also impacted three children, a paraprofessional, and two contract therapists who all are quarantined.

SEPTEMBER 17:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools reports a Fayetteville High School student tested positive.
  • Ramey Jr. High one student tested positive (FPS).

SEPTEMBER 16:

  • Fayetteville Public Schools reports a Fayetteville High School student tested positive.
  • Holcomb Elementary School one employee tested positive (FPS).

SEPTEMBER 15:

  • Farmington Public Schools. Football player tests positive.
  • Fayetteville Public Schools reports that four students at Fayetteville High School tested positive

SEPTEMBER 14:

  • Ramey Jr. High one student tested positive (FPS).
  • Fayetteville High School one student tested positive.

SEPTEMBER 12:

  • Rogers Public Schools JV and Varsity Volleyball teams are quarantined for two weeks. One athlete tested positive.

SEPTEMBER 11:

  • Greenwood Jr High School 7th grade student tested positive. All 7th-grade football activities resume on September 24.
  • Lavaca High School positive COVID-19 cases. All athletic activities, games, & events suspended.
  • University of Arkansas Active Cases: 722

SEPTEMBER 10:

  • Fayetteville High School one student tested positive (FPS).
  • Holcomb Elementary School one employee tested positive (FPS).
  • Huntsville Intermediate School, one student tested positive. Close contacts identified at the entire 4th-grade class, teacher, substitute teacher, and paraprofessional. Three students who rode the bus are quarantined for 14 days.
  • Watson Primary School, two students tested positive (Huntsville School District).
  • Root Elementary one student tested positive (FPS).
  • Bald Knob High School (White County) student tested positive. Ten athletes quarantined.

SEPTEMBER 9:

  • Fayetteville High School one student tested positive (FPS).
  • Holcomb Elementary School one student and one employee tested positive (FPS).
  • Holt Middle School one student tested positive (FPS).
  • Harrison School District, Kindergarten classrooms impacted with about 100 students quarantined (per Gov. presser).
  • Hackler Intermediate School one employee tested positive. Contact tracing shows three additional staff, 17 students, are quarantined. Mountain Home Public Schools.
  • Mountain Home Kindergarten one student tested positive. Twenty-one others are quarantined.

SEPTEMBER 8:

  • Fayetteville High School student
  • Little Rock School District, Dunbar Magnet School employee tested positive. Nine staff members as well as 42 students who came into contact with that employee will be quarantined.
  • Mountain Home Public Schools maintenance department employee tested positive.
  • Pea Ridge Middle School 5th/6th grade face-to-face students/staff, about 40, will switch to remote learning.

SEPTEMBER 4:

  • Owl Creek School student (Fayetteville Public Schools)
  • Happy Hollow student, this student has not been on campus, so no probable close contacts (Fayetteville Public Schools)

SEPTEMBER 2:

  • Holcomb Elementary School student
  • Fayetteville High School student
  • Rogers Public Schools, 3 cases among staff/students
  • Sallisaw Public Schools high school employee

SEPTEMBER 1:

  • McNair Middle School, Fayetteville, student
  • Frank Tillery Elementary, Rogers. Kindergarten class of 16 are quarantined and moved to remote learning. Two staff members are infected.

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