COVID-19 Quarantine Guidelines for K-12 Classroom Setting

8/30/2021
Parents and Guardians,

I would like to review quarantine requirements from Fairfield Department of Health and Ohio Department of Health provide families with information to inform decision making about having your children wear masks:

1. If a student is vaccinated, Quarantine is not necessary but the student should wear a mask for:
   a. 14 days without a COVID test
   b. 7 days with a negative PCR or Antigen COVID test collected on day 5 or after. 

2. If a student is consistently wearing a mask and at least 3 feet from the person testing positive, Quarantine is not necessary. The student should wear a mask for:
   a. 14 days without a COVID test
   b. 7 days with a negative PCR or Antigen COVID test collected on day 5 or after. 

3. If a student is unvaccinated and not wearing a mask, Quarantine is required for:
   a. 10 days AT HOME without a COVID test
   b. 7 days AT HOME with a negative PCR or Antigen COVID test collected on day 5 or after. 

I cannot emphasize enough for students that are eligible to get vaccinated to get vaccinated. For those unvaccinated, I cannot emphasize the importance of wearing a mask consistently. The decisions you make as parents will directly impact potential quarantine of your children and the amount of school they will miss. 

Best Regards,
Will Kirby

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2021-2022 COVID Protocols

Last night, I recommended to the Board of Education to approve the attached COVID-19 protocols as we are about to embark on the upcoming school year. I encourage you to read the attached document fully, but I am providing some highlights below:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your building principal or myself. 

Best Regards,
Will Kirby





A Note from the Cafeteria

Dear Families of the Walnut Township Local Schools,

As you and your child(ren) may have noticed, our cafeteria menus at Walnut Township Local Schools have been undergoing frequent substitutions.  Many school districts in the State of Ohio and around the country, as well as many of your local retailers and restaurants, have been experiencing the effect of production and distribution shortages.  The short notice adjustments are a direct result of these shortages at different points of the supply chain.

Our cafeteria staff have been working diligently to prepare our students with nutritious meals to the best of their abilities while working with our food and supply distributors to alleviate the pressures created by these shortages. 

We want to assure that each student at Walnut Township Local Schools can receive ONE FREE BREAKFAST and ONE FREE LUNCH per day.

We THANK YOU for your patience as our cafeteria menus are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  We are trying to find the most acceptable substitutions each day.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact, Karen Reedy, Cafeteria Supervisor at 740-467-1144 or kreedy@walnuttsd.org




NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR DESIGN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The Walnut Township Local School District Board of Education is accepting qualifications from design professionals to provide services for its HVAC Improvements and Track Project. The Project will include HVAC improvements to the elementary, and junior/senior high schools. The Project is also anticipated to include the replacement of the track. Interested firms may request an RFQ from Will Kirby, Superintendent at wkirby@walnuttsd.org. Qualifications will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time, October 7, 2021.

Request for Proposal for Multifunctional Copiers/Printers

The Walnut Township Local School District of Millersport, Ohio is issuing a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) from experienced vendors to provide multi-function digital copiers/printers and related maintenance and support services. See attachments for a list of current copiers and printers throughout the district. Please submit your proposal in a sealed envelope to the Contact person shown below on or before November 5, 2021. Submissions must be in accordance with the Request for Proposal that is available free of charge on the Walnut Township Local Schools web site at http://www.walnuttsd.org. No oral or electronically transmitted proposals will be accepted. All proposals submitted shall become the property of Walnut Township Local Schools. Please feel free to make suggestions your company deems appropriate regarding additions or deletions to our requirements in writing so other companies have ample time to respond. The Walnut Township Local School District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any informalities or irregularities in the proposals received and to accept any proposal which is deemed most favorable to the District at the time and under the conditions stipulated.

All responses to the Request for Proposal shall be submitted to:

Walnut Township Local School District

Attn: Jill Bradford, Treasurer

11850 Lancaster Street, Millersport, OH 43046

Only electronic (email format) questions during the bidding process shall be considered and shall be addressed to the following people. All questions must be received by 3pm on November 1, 2021.

Technical questions may be submitted via email to Joe Brownfield, District Technology Coordinator at jbrownfield@walnuttsd.org  or any other questions to jbradford@walnuttsd.org

RFP Document



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