Shortened Quarantine Guidelines

Norton County has partially adopted the CDC’s shortened quarantine guidelines. In the past, any close contacts were quarantined for 14 days from last contact. We have adopted the shortened 10 day quarantine instead of the previous 14. Households will only be 10 days after the case is released from isolation compared to previously 14 days. Non-households are 10 days from last contact with the case. As a reminder, it is important to note that individuals should continue to self-monitor for Read more

2-26-20 Wellness Committee Minutes

Date: February 26, 2020 Meeting commenced @ 6:30 in NJHS Conference room Attendance: Joan Bolt, Jeremy Hawks, Angie Alexander, Julie Schrum, Mary Byler, Jill Lively, Jay Alexander, & Leslie Pfannenstiel Mr. Hawks/Mrs. Byler updated the committee on the effectiveness of our current initiative Grab ‘N’ Go Breakfast at the HS/JH. Currently our breakfast numbers have significantly improved at the HS/JH. We are currently serving 60-70 students per day. There has not been any negative side-effects according to staff.  Ms. Schrum Read more

Free school meals available for all students during 2021-22 School Year

Free school meals available for all students during 2021-22 School Year (NORTON) — The National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option (SSO) waiver allows all Kansas students the option of free breakfast and lunch each school day during the 2021-2022 school year – ensuring students are fueled and ready to learn. The waiver allows the SSO to operate when school is open during the regular school year – through June 30, 2022. It is a continuation of a commitment to provide safe, Read more