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When Should I Quarantine? When Can I Return to School?

The Douglas County Health Department has put together a flow chart explaining what you should do if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who could possibly have COVID-19.   Any . . . read more

7th-12th Grade Students Moving to Hybrid Instruction on September 21st

September 15, 2020

After reviewing COVID data from both Jefferson and Douglas Counties, the determination has been made to move 7th-12th-grade students back to the hybrid or "yellow" model for two weeks beginning on Monday, September 21st.   . . . read more

USD #343 Gating Criteria

Click the following link to view gating criteria as of 9/15/2020;  USD #343 Gating Criteria read more

2020-2021 School Transportation Information

August 18, 2020

USD #343 will expect parents or guardians to check their student’s temperature prior to boarding the bus.  Temperatures will be taken by school personnel upon arriving at school . . . read more

Food Service Planning for 2020-21

August 17, 2020

We will offer breakfast and lunch, with 2 options each meal, to students enrolled in USD 343. Meals are available for all students who are learning at home that day, either online or hybrid remote learners.  Menus . . . read more

Determining the Phase of Education (Green, Yellow, or Red)

August 16, 2020

USD #343 will use guidance from the KSDE "gating" document as a way to determine which level education will operate in.   Here is the link to the KSDE document:  KSDE Gating Guidance - Help for schools. . . . read more

USD #343 To Delay The Start of School Year by One Week

July 28, 2020

At a special Board of Education meeting on July 27th, USD #343 Board members voted to delay the start of the 2020-21 school year by one week.  The new start date for students is now August 19th.  The additional five days will be . . . read more

Frequently Asked Questions for Reopening Schools 2020

July 26, 2020

Reopening Plan Frequently Asked Questions   Q: What plan (green, yellow, or red) will we start the school year in? A: It depends on the COVID-19 information we have the week before the actual starting date. At this time . . . read more

USD #343 Reopening Plan for the 2020-2021 School Year

Attached is the 2020-2021 Reopening plan.  This plan was approved by the USD #343 Board of Education at the July 27, 2020 Board Meeting.  The second link contains a video overview of the reopening plan. USD #343 Reopening . . . read more

Is Virtual School/Online Education Right for My Child?

In the link provided, you will find a list of questions that will help guide you to a decision regarding using a virtual or online school for your child.  This document does not need to be turned into USD #343, as it is for parent usage . . . read more

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