Weston McEwen High School Families,
We have our high school blueprint ready to launch and when we get the final guidance from the Oregon Department of Education, we will hopefully have all high school students back on campus daily.
Governor Brown’s Statement on New CDC Schools Guidance
As part of Governor Brown’s remarks at her 11 a.m. press conference this morning, she made the following statement on the CDC’s newly-announced recommendation for 3- feet physical distancing in schools:
“This morning the CDC issued updated guidance for physical distancing in schools. Throughout the pandemic, it has been our intent to align with CDC recommendations, while taking COVID-19 conditions in our state into account.
“The Oregon Department of Education and OHA are reviewing the new guidance, including the recommendation that three feet of spacing is sufficient when community transmission of COVID-19 is low. This is welcome news for many school districts. After ODE and OHA update their guidance, school districts will still need to have conversations at the local level to update their plans for a return to in-person instruction, and go through their own decision-making process.