WEST LIBERTY – West-Liberty Salem Schools Superintendent Kraig Hissong stated the school district will hold an open house for all district families Monday evening.
Hissong made the announcement during a press conference on Monday afternoon. The open house will start at 5 p.m.
“This is for the children to be able to enter the school with their family and reacquaint themselves with their teachers and other friends and community members and experience the school in a safe fashion,” Hissong said.
“We hope by students being back in the building with their parents and families, with their friends, with their teachers that there will start to become a sense of healing again and that they become more comfortable with the surroundings. Their last remembrance of this was a tragic day and we want to be able to put a positive day before their first day of school.”
Hissong said the school will also host a regularly scheduled middle school basketball game which will be free for all who choose to attend. The will also start at 5 p.m.
West-Liberty Salem schools will return to school Tuesday but Hissong noted school will operate on a one-hour delay.