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PRINCETON (WVVA) - The case against a former PikeView High School teacher accused of sexual misconduct with students is headed to the grand jury.

Jonathan Kirk waived his preliminary hearing Monday morning in Mercer County Magistrate Court.

The 34-year-old turned himself in to State Police last Monday.

Kirk is charged with sexual abuse, and is also accused of using minors to film sexually explicit conduct and using obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor.

View WVVA.com's previous report for details on Kirk's charges

Kirk allegedly committed the offenses against multiple female students at PikeView High.

Kirk was employed as a physical education teacher and assistant coach at the school when the alleged offenses occurred.

Kirk's bond remains at $100,000.

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