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Test to Stay and Learn Plan Information

Aug 25, 2021

Onsite COVID Testing – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)     Why is the school district planning to conduct COVID-19 testing on-site? To ensure that our schools can provide the most normal school experience in the classroom with the least amount of disruptions. Students and staff with known exposure can continue in school with daily negative tests versus remaining at home in quarantine. Many school districts in other parts of the state, and here in our area, are . . .


Aug 20, 2021

ALTAMONT, KAN, August 19, 2021 — This morning in a 5-2 vote, the USD 506 Board of Education voted to allow students to start the school year with masks being strongly encouraged (not required) in all USD 506 buildings. While masking will not be required of students at the start of school, each school’s positivity rate will be continuously monitored. Should the positivity rate rise above 2%, the affected school will immediately be under a mask mandate for a minimum of 10 calendar days. The school will remain under the . . .

Teaching & Learning

Our Teaching & Learning Initiatives are dedicated to giving our students personalized learning opportunities based on each student’s unique needs and potential.

Family & Community

Our Family & Community Initiatives put students first by giving students, their families & community members opportunities to engage & support our schools & each other.


Our Technology Initiatives put students first by teaching them to use digital technology effectively while helping them develop skills as critical thinkers and problem solvers.