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LPS COVID-19 and School Closures
LPS COVID-19 and School Closures
Erin Huber
Monday, March 16, 2020

Our Latest Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Related School Closures

FOR RELEASE: MARCH 16, 2020


Linton Public School will be closed for at least five (5) school days from March 16-20, 2020.

Linton School Plans to Continue to Offer:

  • Daily grab-n-go meals at 12:00 PM for all students who RSVP for their meal by 9:30 AM each day
  • Normal lunch price will be charged for full-pay students, free/reduced eligible students will retain their status
  • Educational guidance for this week will reach students/families by Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Ham/Turkey sandwich, chips, carrots/broccoli, ranch, string cheese, milk

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Chicken patty, chips, apple sauce, carrots, ranch, milk

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Corndogs, buttered noodles, apple sauce, carrots-ranch, milk

Friday, March 20, 2020

Chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, apple sauce, carrots-ranch, milk

Linton School is Suspending, Postponing, or Canceling the Following Activities:

  • No extracurricular or fine arts practices or competitions until further notice
  • No Acalympics competition, Science Fair open house or further competitions
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences scheduled for March 19th, have been postponed
  • School facilities, including gymnasiums and the weight room, is off-limits until further notice

Do Your Part to Respond Individually to COVID-19:

  • Recognize the signs/symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fever, Cough and Shortness of Breath
  • Disinfect interior surfaces of your residence: door handles, sinks, bathrooms, countertops, etc.
  • Continue to wash hands often, and for at least 20-seconds vigorously with soap and water
  • Practice Social Distancing as a strategy to slow the rate of spread of COVID-19

Extended School Closure Preparations

  • Educational formatting for extended school closures will be drafted this week
  • Linton Public School Planning Survey is located on Live Feed portion of district website, and on our district Facebook Page
  • Hybrid and/or Online learning platforms are being created in case of prolonged school closures
  • Updated COVID-19 specific information can be found on district website

School Re-Opening Procedures

  • District staff will be stationed at our two main entrances to screen ALL individuals before entering
  • Anyone with a core temperature above our threshold point after repeated readings with forehead or ear thermometer will be sent home
  • Individuals with elevated temperatures, or low-grade fevers, will be given a mask immediately and asked to wait inside entrance of building until transportation home has arrived
  • Protective gloves will be changed by staff after contact with any individual exhibiting an elevated temperature above the identified threshold temperature
  • Handwashing posters will be placed in bathrooms and around the lunchroom
  • Students are encouraged to bring water bottles; bottle filling stations will be available
  • Drinking directly from water fountains will not be an option