Due to the latest statewide recommendations on returning to in-person schooling, Aberdeen schools will begin to return the youngest students back into buildings.
In an update from Aberdeen School District Superintendent Dr. Alicia Henderson, she addressed the latest metrics, guidelines and regulations from the Department of Health and Labor & Industries for re-opening schools.
Henderson expressed confidence that the district’s Reopening Plan will be ready for School Board review at the next meeting on January 19.
According to Henderson, the plan at the moment involves bringing Pre K-3rd Grades first, ideally by February 1.
Henderson adds that under the new metrics, given current case counts on Grays Harbor, only the youngest learners should be brought back.
She noted in her update,
She noted that the district had already begun an HVAC assessment.
Dr. Henderson encourages everyone to remember the 3Ws — Wear a mask, Wash your hands, and Watch your distance — “so that we can bring all of our students back as soon as possible.”
Read the Decision Making Guidance for Schools from Department of Health