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De Pere Return to School 2020-2021

This page is regularly updated as new information regarding the impact of COVID-19 on our schools becomes available. 
 
June 9 Update: USDD Board Updates COVID-19 Mitigation Policies
During its meeting on Tuesday, June 8, the USDD Board of Education approved the following regarding COVID-19 mitigation strategies:
 
Effective June 9, 2021 and into the 2021 - 2022 school year, the following School District Covid-19 mitigation strategies will go into effect:
  • Masks are optional in all school buildings and property.
  • Consistent with the guidelines of the CDC, students and adults will not have to quarantine if
    • Vaccination
Anyone who is fully vaccinated will be exempt from quarantine following a known exposure if asymptomatic. People are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer or Moderna), or 2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson (J&J).
    • Antibody Test
Any unvaccinated person who obtains a positive/reactive antibody test will be exempt from quarantine for up to 90 days from the positive/reactive test date if asymptomatic.
    • Prior Covid Positive Test
Anyone who has a confirmed positive Covid test will be exempt from quarantine for a period of 90 days after the positive test date.
    • Consistent with the guidelines of the CDC, students and adults who need to quarantine will quarantine for 10 days without a Covid test or 7 days after receiving a negative COVID test (PCR) which must occur after day 5.
    • The District will continue with social distancing strategies
CDC Travel Guidelines
If your family or student has traveled, or plans to travel, please refer to the CDC Travel Guidelines webpage for details on quarantine, and location-specific information. Note CDC guidance is subject to change, so please check back frequently.
Students and staff will transition from the blended learning model to 5 day a week, in-school instruction starting Monday, Feb. 15. Details on this transition have been sent via Messenger to all High School and Middle School families. To prepare for this change, the instruction schedule for the week of Feb. 8 has changed, as noted below:
 
schedule week of Feb. 8
Dec. 14 - Board Approves School Re-Opening Plan
 
cover of approved plan
 
 
Unified School District of De Pere Email Contacts
Nick Joseph, Principal, De Pere High School
Adam Kramer, Principal, De Pere Middle School
Andy Bradford, Principal, Foxview Intermediate School
Mark Kirst, Principal, Altmayer Elementary School
Luke Herlache, Principal, Dickinson Elementary School
Kathy Van Pay, Principal, Heritage Elementary School
Jerry Nicholson, Director, Pupil Services/Special Education
Pam Pirman, Communications Director