Not only are extra curricular activities canceled in Pierre, but all classes have now been canceled after an outbreak of COVID-19 has shook the school. Pierre T.F. Riggs announced Thursday there would be no classes in session Friday Sept. 18th. In a statement issued by Rigg's principal Kevin Mutchelknaus, the rate of indivudals who have tested positive has greatly increased over the past few days. The number of students how are having to quarantine due to bein gidentified as a close contact is in the hundreds. All elementary and middle schools in Pierre are scheduled to operate normally.