Notice of Positive COVID-19 Cases- KHS, KMS, East, Main, and North Star

Sep 15, 2021

September 15, 2021

KIBSD Administration has been notified that one individual at Main Elementary, four individuals at North Star Elementary, one individual at East Elementary, four individuals at Kodiak High School, and one individual at Kodiak Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19. As per district procedures, all students or staff who have been in close contact with a positive case will be notified of their quarantine options, as outlined in the KIBSD COVID-19 District Protocols released on August 3, 2021.

KIBSD is continuing to work together to maintain the health and safety of our students and staff. In accordance with our district COVID response plan, we are currently employing the following steps:

  • All students and staff who are considered a close contact will be notified by the school district.
  • Main Elementary, North Star Elementary, East Elementary, Kodiak High School, and Kodiak Middle School will undergo deep cleaning and reopen to in-person learning, to all but the impacted individuals, on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

We continue to encourage all parents to take their student’s temperature and monitor them closely for any sign of potential illness.

Students and staff should remain at home if they have any symptoms of COVID-19 including: fever (defined as temperature over 100.4°F), new or persistent cough, new trouble breathing or shortness of breath, chills, night sweats, sore throat, body aches, muscle aches, joint pain, headache, loss of taste or smell, runny nose, congestion, fatigue, confusion, and/or stomach issues (diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain).