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The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District has been hit with a ransomware attack that has affected phone lines, emails and checking student grades, according to a district email.

"Phone calls to the school may not go through. You will not be able to check your student grades online, the district website may not be functioning, and you may not be able to email your teacher via their account," states a districtwide email sent by Superintendent Kevin Silberberg on Friday. District IT staff are working to resolve the issue.

An email sent out Tuesday stated the district was working with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI to determine the scope of the attack.

"Ongoing investigations into this attack show no indications that any personally identifying information relating to students or staff was compromised," an email from Glenn Imke, assistant superintendent of business services, stated.

Dismissal times, daycare, pick up and drop off times and other logistical issues should not be affected, according to the email.

Additional updates will come from a child's school.

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