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Superintendent Letter to Families on Masking

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Superintendent Letter to Families on Masking
Posted on 05/10/2022
This is the image for the news article titled Superintendent Letter to Families on MaskingSuperintendent Xavier Botana has sent a letter to families announcing the district's return to required masking indoors and on buses for students, staff and visitors as of Thursday, May 12, due to high rates of COVID-19 transmission. 

"This step has become necessary to help keep everyone safe as positive cases of COVID-19 are rapidly increasing in our community and schools," the superintendent wrote. "Cumberland County is now categorized as "red" or "high" by by the federal CDC COVID-19 Community Levels tracker. Our pooled testing results and local wastewater data also indicate high positivity rates."

The superintendent encourages everyone to begin masking even before Thursday, if possible. 

Click HERE to read the superintendent's May 10 letter. Staff were informed Monday evening about the return to required masking as of Thursday.