May 30, 2024


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Warren County Public Schools launch mask suggestions for the 2021-22 faculty yr

BOWLING Inexperienced, Ky. (WBKO) – On Friday, Warren County General public Educational facilities Superintendent Rob Clayton announced the district’s program for experience coverings when learners return to college for the 2021-22 college 12 months.

In a information posted to, Clayton reported that primarily based upon present-day ailments, Warren County General public Universities will not demand pupils or staff to dress in masks when returning for the 2021-2022 college 12 months, though all learners and team have the choice to dress in them must they pick out to do so. WCPS does encourage those people that have not been vaccinated and young children youthful than 12 yrs of age to have on masks. Clayton mentioned that in accordance with the CDC’s mandate, WCPS will have to have all college students and personnel (even if vaccinated) to put on masks when driving buses.

Examine the entire assertion underneath.

WCPS Community,

I hope this information finds anyone making the most of a amazing summer time split as we glimpse ahead to welcoming our students again in-person on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. In an effort to keep everyone knowledgeable of the recent prepare for confront coverings when college students return to school for the 2021-22 school 12 months, I want to share an update based mostly upon the newest readily available information.

On Monday, July 12, 2021, Kentucky’s Training Commissioner, Dr. Jason E. Glass, reiterated to Superintendents across the state that selections associated to COVID-19 mitigation tactics remain with personal college districts. Based on present-day circumstances, Warren County Community Educational institutions (WCPS) will not require college students nor staff to don facial area coverings when returning for the 2021-2022 school 12 months, however all college students and team have the possibility to have on experience coverings, need to they decide on to do so. While masks are not necessary, WCPS does persuade these that have not been vaccinated and children young than 12 several years of age to wear masks. Pursuant to CDC’s mandate, WCPS will call for all pupils and staff members (even if vaccinated) to put on masks when using buses this includes transportation to and from university, field journeys, athletic functions, etc. As we have performed when creating all COVID-19 security and prevention choices, WCPS will proceed to evaluate recommendations delivered by the Kentucky Division of General public Health and fitness, Barren River District Well being Office and neighborhood healthcare officers. To date, our area hospitals are not reporting any ability problems, which even further informs our decision to permit pupils and staff members to return to college with out a mask mandate. It is crucial to observe that men and women who have not been vaccinated will be required to quarantine if it is identified that an exposure has occurred.

In closing, you can trust us to go on monitoring the unfold of the COVID-19 virus and its variants as the new faculty yr ways. Our priorities of Basic safety, Achievement, and Opportunity remain steadfast and in the celebration group circumstances warrant reconsideration, WCPS is fully commited to notifying our complete faculty local community in a timely way. Thank you!


Rob Clayton


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