POCOLA, Okla. — Pocola Public Schools will transition to distance learning starting Friday, September 25, and return to in-person classes on Monday, October 5, according to a post on the district's Facebook page.
Students can still pick up meals from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the middle school and high school cafeteria. Parents are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a meal for their students.
At the end of August, Pocola Public Schools were forced to temporarily pivot to distance learning due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
As of Thursday, September 24, there have been 1,063 COVID-19 cases in LeFlore County, with 855 recoveries reported 17 deaths from the virus, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.