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MAUHS, Southwest Tech report positive COVID case | Local News | – Bennington Banner

BENNINGTON — Over the weekend, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union was notified of a positive test of COVID-19 within the Mount Anthony Union High School and Southwest Tech learning communities.

In a joint statement from SVSU superintendent James Culkeen and Southwest Tech director Michael Lawler, it was determined that both schools will remain open after a consultation with the Vermont Department of Health.

All close contacts were determined and notified and trained maintenance staff have engaged in a thorough sanitation process of all surfaces within the affected spaces.

All buildings will remain open for in-person learning.

Starting today, all Mount Anthony Union High School students currently enrolled in 2-day hybrid learning will transition to 4 days in-person, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, with Wednesdays remaining asynchronous.

District residents are asked to check the district’s website at and the social media accounts for the most up-to-date information.