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Monday, 1 March 2021

RPS school board had a full agenda Tuesday night

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RPS school board had a full agenda Tuesday night
RPS school board had a full agenda Tuesday night
Anthony Monzon has the story

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"*c guidelines... naming an elementary school... and the search for a new superintenden t were all on the agenda for the rochester public school board tonight.

Kimt news three's anthony monzon listened in on the meeting and joins us now with the latest ?*- anthony?

Xxx well katie and george... first things first... rochester's new elementary school finally has a name.

Board members voted 6?


"*1 in favor of name overland elementary school.

Another piece of news... the school board is officially taking its first steps in moving forward from superintenden t michael munoz.

Board members voted unanimously to start the search for an interim superintendent ... who would assume responsibilitie s july first.

That's the day the resignation of superintenden t munoz officially goes into effect.

The district will now seek bids from recruiting firms to find an interim superintendent ... who board members say could fill the role for about a year.

The board also authorized staff to seek bids to find a long?

"*term superintendent ... though thattl after an interim superintenden t is hired.



"*s also provided a covid?

"*19 update *w safety recommendatio ns for schools.

The district says the recommendatio ns are being evaluated... and r?


"*s is contact with olmsted county public health and the minnesota department of health.

One of the c?


"* c recommendatio ns is to maintain six feet distance between students in the "we could have classrooms where there may be 31 students, and it will be a challenge to keep that six?

"* foot distancing between students.we will try to maintain that distancing between the teacher and the students, but from student to student, that will be challenging in some of our classrooms."



"*s says least 11 staff members and 28 students have tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of february.

They add 47?

"* percent of staff have now had the opportunity to thank you anthony.



"*s elementary students are set to return to in?

"*person learning march first... with middle and high school students returning


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