Madison Central Superintendent discusses district’s mitigation efforts

The Madison Central School District has been working on many different mitigation efforts as administrators and staff prepare for the start of school next week.

Superintendent Joel Jorgenson updated the Madison Central School Board on some of the most recent measures during their meeting Monday.  Jorgenson said that lunchroom table dividers are being installed in the schools, as well as hand sanitizer stations in the buildings and buses.  He said that there will be hallway markings and barriers for the reception areas should be in shortly.  Jorgenson said some of the necessary personnel have also been hired.

Jorgenson said there are lunchroom scanners on order and student lunch cards being created.  He also said the district has made adjustments to water fountains and added other safety equipment.

The school board also approved Monday a new plasma air purifier system for helping filter out viruses and other bacteria in the school buildings.  

A decision on what level the students will be returning to school at will be announced on August 17th.  The first day of classes is August 20th.