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Return to School Information

The following change was made to the “Returning To School” portion of the Start Well – Tiger Strong plans at the December 14th Board of Education meeting.
1. ·         The Ipswich School District strongly encourages students identified as “close contacts” to follow the SD-DOH & CDC recommendation of a 10-Day quarantine (or 7-days with a negative test). (update 12.14.20)
Updates from October 13th Meeting...
2.  Students following the District recommendation/requirement (depending on phase) of wearing a mask and identified as a potential “close contact” may remain in school under the following conditions:
·         The student remains symptom-free,
·         The student must wear a mask at ALL times (with the exception of lunch),
·         The student will be subject to daily temperature check(s).
3.  The district will use social distancing, length of contact time, and use of masks in determining whether an individual is considered a potential “close contact.”
The Ipswich School District is committed to providing the best education possible AND keeping students and staff safe while continuing to do their best to mitigate any spread of any virus. Many other protocols continue to remain in place including encouraging and strongly recommending the use of masks when necessary, frequent sanitizing and disinfecting, symptom checking (prior to coming to school), social distancing when possible, frequent hand washing, allowing only essential visitors at the school, etc. If you have questions about any of these protocols, please contact the school administration.
Please note that all plans and decisions are subject to change as we learn more and/or conditions change.
Please see the attached Starting Well - Tiger Strong and supporting documents for more information relating to starting school and school activities.
We thank you for your continued support of the Ipswich Public School District and we look forward to seeing all of you very soon!  Go Tigers!


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