Baker High School students will learn online because of an outbreak in COVID cases and won't return until Sept. 7, officials said Wednesday.
Other schools will remain open.
“The loss of such a young life is always a tragedy and the preventable loss of that young life is heartbreaking,” Baker Mayor Darnell Waites said in a statement. “Young Mr. Sanders had his entire life ahead of him, one full of ambition and promise. The sorrow I feel for his family and loved ones is immense.”