Return to Headlines

Notice of Positive COVID-19 Case - North Star Elementary

January 14, 2021

KIBSD Administration has been notified that an individual at North Star Elementary has 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 Updated Quarantine Protocols released on December 17, 2020.

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.
  • North Star Elementary will undergo deep cleaning and reopen to in-person learning, to all but the impacted individuals, on Friday, January 15, 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, fatigue, confusion, and/or stomach issues (diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain).