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 . . .
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 . . .