Kids return to class at Millard school; masks still required
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Students at Black Elk Elementary in the Millard Public Schools were set to return to their classrooms Monday.
The principal sent a letter to parents on behalf of the school’s staff to thank them for their support. She said she was proud of how the students responded to remote learning over the 14-day period.
However, students were required to wear masks upon their return until Thanksgiving break because of new cases of COVID-19 among the student population. The decision was made after consulting the Douglas County Health Department.
MPS reported Monday afternoon that there were four active COVID-19 cases at the school. That’s down from 51 cases at the peak of the school’s outbreak.
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