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Thursday, August 5, 2021
Board Approves Updated Mitigation Plan 

At the August 5, 2021, special meeting of the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education, the Board approved changes to the COVID-19 mitigation plan. These changes will require all children and adults in grades PreK-12 to wear masks in all district facilities.

The details of the approved plan are included here:

Plan Approved
Aug. 5, 2021

plan aprobado el 5 de agosto de 2021

Handout plan approved on Aug. 5, 2021

folleto aprobado el 5 de agosto de 2021

The vote passed with a 6 to 1 vote in favor. 

Keeping schools open and safe continues to be a top priority in the SMSD in the 2021-2022 school year.

Monday, July 26, 2021
Board Adopts Mitigation Plan

At the regular July 26, 2021 meeting of the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education, the Board adopted mitigation plan B. This plan requires masks for all children at the elementary level. At the secondary level, mask wearing will be strongly recommended for unvaccinated individuals until fully vaccinated. The details of the adopted plan are included here: 

COVID-19 Mitigating Measures 2021-2022

COVID-19 Medidas de Mitigación 2021-2022

Mitigating Measures PDF

Medidores De Mitigacion pdf

The vote passed with a 6 to 1 vote in favor.  Prior to the adoption, the Board heard a presentation outlining mitigation procedures in the district, including learning opportunities, vaccination and testing, maintaining a healthy school environment, JCDHE contact tracing, exclusion from school, cohorting, social distancing, and group sizes, cleaning and ventilation, performing arts and athletics, and human resources. 

The presentation can be viewed here

Keeping schools open and safe continues to be a top priority in the SMSD in the 2021-2022 school year.