COVID-19 Information

Please refer to this page for COVID-19 information and updates.

A Message from the Principal

To Parents/Guardians:

Below you will find a daily health screening checklist. Please conduct a health screening every morning before your child gets on the bus or arrives at school.

Does your child have any of the following?

  • Fever
  • A new cough
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • A new sore throat
  • Chills
  • New muscle aches
  • New headaches
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you answered yes to any of the screening questions, your child must stay home and away from other people. Please contact your health care provider and the school at (218) 757-3102.

Return to School

On August 10, 2020, the Nett Lake School Board unanimously approved opening up the school with the In-Person model.

The Return to School plan is based on the MDH 2020-2021 Planning Guide for Schools, MDE’s Guidance for Minnesota Public Schools: 2020-2021 School Year Planning, MDE’s Safe Learning Plan for 2020-2021, and current public health recommendations at the time this document was developed, which include:

  • Maintain a distance of six feet between individuals
  • Wear face masks or coverings
  • Screen for COVID-19 symptoms
  • Practice good hygiene protocols including hand washing, cleaning and disinfecting
  • Limit group gatherings
  • Plan for short-term school closures, should there be a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case

The Minnesota Safe Learning Plan for 2020-2021 outlines five goals that Nett Lake Public Schools is dedicated of working towards:

  1. Prioritize the safety of students and staff
  2. Prioritize in-person learning, especially for younger learners
  3. Consider infectiousness and transmission risk among different ages
  4. Support planning, while permitting flexibility for districts
  5. Take into account disease prevalence at a local level

Throughout the plan, you will be able to discover how the Nett Lake Public School will take into account CDC guidelines, MDH guidelines, and MDE requirements, while providing staff and students with a safe place to learn and educate.