Benton High School in St Joseph is closing beginning today (9/22) due to staff members and students testing positive for COVID-19. The school will reopen Monday October 5th. Benton Principal Dr Beery Johnson says the school will be in remote learning during those two weeks. Johnson adds there is a significant number of staff & students in quarantine. Maryville is scheduled to meet Benton a week from Friday night for homecoming. Savannah was scheduled to play the Cardinals this week, but instead will meet St Joe Central.