KENTUCKY (WFIE) - Students in Muhlenberg County Schools return to class Monday on a hybrid schedule.
We know last week the district saw a big increase in cases from students and staff members.
As of Sunday night, the school posted on its Facebook page with officials saying they are going to be transparent with parents.
Right now, there are five active cases of COVID-19 with two students and three staff members.
There are 41 students and 12 staff quarantining as a result.
Officials say they’ve taken a lot of precautions to keep everyone safe as they head back.
“Whenever there’s a case we have to trace back, so it’s going to require seating charts for our students," said Carla Embry with Muhlenberg County Schools. "Those who ride the bus, they’re going to have a seating chart. We’re going to load from the back to the front. Every student will receive a temperature check before they get on the bus. If they’re a car rider, they’re going to sit in their car and get temperature checked. If they drive, they’ll be checked before they go into the building every day.”
While the majority of students will be a part of that hybrid model starting Monday, we’re told about 40 percent of students have chosen to continue virtually.