USD 232 elementary students to return to full-time in-person learning Oct. 8

Elementary students in the USD 232 school district in De Soto are returning to full on-site learning on Thursday, Oct. 8. The school board accepted the recommendation from the school district's COVID Advisory Committee to remain in the yellow zone of the Kansas Schools Gating Criteria. Superintendent Frank Harwood, pictured above, said mental health was heavily discussed at the committee meeting last week.

Elementary students in the USD 232 school district in De Soto are returning to full on-site learning on Thursday, Oct. 8.

After about two hours of deliberations, the USD 232 Board of Education in De Soto on Monday voted 5-2 to accept the district’s COVID Advisory Committee’s recommendation to remain in the yellow zone of the Kansas Schools Gating Criteria. The school board further recommended that students in grades pre-K through 5 transition to on-site learning next week.