Shorewood School District demands masks in schools
SHORWOOD – Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the Shorewood School District is now requiring masks for all people ages 2 and older at all facilities in the district.
The requirement begins Wednesday, August 4, the school district said to families on Tuesday in a letter. Both vaccinated and unvaccinated people are required to follow the new policy.
“We are taking this action – ahead of the release of our 2021-2022 back-to-school plan – in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines for schools, and in the name of safety for all. District staff have also been made aware of this. policy, and I very much appreciate your cooperation and support as we implement this protocol with the students when school begins in a few weeks. We will make adjustments based on public health conditions, “the superintendent wrote by Acting, Dr. JoAnn Sternke.
Sternke also urged students eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine to do so, following guidelines from Wisconsin DHS, CDC and other health authorities.
Families will receive detailed back-to-school communication next week, including school-specific information, principal welcome videos and informational videos on project updates to facilities at each school, adds Sternke.
“We look forward to welcoming students back to schools and classrooms, as well as many events and activities that are part of our traditional school calendar. Let’s work together to make this a great school year,” wrote Sternke.
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