Posted Date: 02/08/2018
NO SCHOOL – FEBRUARY 9th
Due to the extreme illness that our staff and students are currently experiencing, Russell County, USD 407 will not be in attendance Friday, February 9th. There will be no evening or weekend activities.
As of Thursday at 2:30 p.m. the following percentage of student absences due to illness by building were reported:
The following activities for February 9th-12th, have been postponed or cancelled:
BB at RHS vs. Beloit – Moved to February 19th
SNAP Soup Supper – Moved to February 19th
Winter Sports Dance – To be determined
RHS FFA Meats Contest – cancelled
RMS Wrestling – cancelled
RHS JV BB@ SE Saline – cancelled
February 11th and 12th
Spring Play @ RMS Auditorium rescheduled February 17th @ 7p.m. and February 18th @ 2 p.m.
USD 407 officials in conjunction with the County Health Nurse urges everyone to take extreme care in monitoring the health of your student/s. Currently, there have been multiple confirmed cases of Influenza A, Influenza B, Mononucleosis and Strep Throat in our community. If your child/children are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please seek medical attention as soon as possible!
The health, wellness and safety of our students and staff are of our utmost concern and priority. USD 407 officials understand the seriousness of this issue in our community and throughout the region and are working diligently to do everything we possibly can in our buildings to maintain a safe, sanitary environment for our students and staff.
We urge all of you to please do your part in helping us by taking the following measures at home:
USD 407 will continue to work closely with County Health Officials to monitor and work through this situation. After consultation with the County Health Nurse on Friday, a determination regarding school on Monday will be made.
We greatly appreciate your support and patience. Please continue to keep updated on the rescheduling or cancellation of events via our website www.USD407.org, RussellUSD 407 Facebook and Twitter, KRSL, email and text notifications.
Please help us keep our community safe and well!