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KEYTESVILLE, Mo. — Keytesville moved some classes back to virtual learning yesterday, November 12, out of an abundance of caution for student safety.

Keytesville just returned from virtual classes on Monday, after being closed for a week due to a student and a staff member testing positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Josh Shoemaker said in a notice that grades 7 through 12 will continue online classes until December 8.

A lack of staff and the spike in Chariton County cases factored into the school boards decision.