• In communication with local health officials, the school physician, union leadership, the Board of Education, and district administrators collectively reviewed all key metrics used throughout the pandemic to guide the district’s decisions regarding masking protocols. Effective March 7, 2022, masking will be optional in school buildings, on school grounds, and on district buses.  

    Below are situations that will require masks to be worn:  

    • On days 6-10 following a COVID-19 infection
    • If you become sick at school and are being sent home
    • As per the NJDOH for 10 days if exposed to a positive COVID-19 individual, regardless of vaccination status 
    • During an active outbreak

    How can I prepare my child to wear a face-covering in school?
    Cloth Face Coverings for Children during COVID-19 (AAP)
    Tips on Face Masking for Children During COVID-19 (AAP)

    How do I support my child in developing safe habits for wearing a face-covering?
    How to Wear Cloth Face Coverings Safely (CDC) (link "https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-wear-cloth-face-coverings.html" inactive)
    How to Wash Cloth Face Coverings (CDC) (link "https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-wash-cloth-face-coverings.html" inactive)
    Wearing Face Coverings (CDC)
    How to Wear a Medical Mask Safely (WHO)
    Face Masks Do's and Don'ts (CDC)

Last Modified on December 20, 2022