Nowata Public Schools closed all campuses on Wednesday due a water leak at Nowata Elementary school. according to the district’s social media sites. The districtwide closure was not related to COVID-19. Students were given the opportunity to practice virtual learning for one day and elementary parents were encouraged to read with their child for at least 30 minutes.
NPS also said that due to the 21 active COVID-19 cases in the county, all non-participants will be required to wear a mask to attend Friday’s football game against Oklahoma Union.