• Temperature Checks

    • Temperature checks will no longer be required but the administrator or nurse may determine a temperature check is necessary.

    • Employees/Students who are not feeling well should contact their administrator/teacher immediately.

    • Employees/Students who have a temperature of 100 or higher will be sent home.

    • All temperatures 100 or higher will be checked a second time for confirmation. 

    Mask/Face Coverings

    • On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the Meridian Public School District (MPSD) Board of Trustees met in a special-called meeting to approve the Universal Masking policy (JGAC). During the 2021-2022 school year, as a preventative measure, all MPSD students, teachers, and staff will be required to wear a mask while indoors in the presence of others.

    • If a student/employee is determined to have a temperature at school, they will be required to use a mask until they are off campus 

    Personal Hygiene 

    • Employees are expected to wash/sanitize their hands multiple times a day. 

    • The school district will provide hand sanitizer throughout the facility for students and employees to use frequently.


    • Teachers and assistant teachers will help sanitize surfaces throughout the year. 

    • Surfaces will be cleaned and disinfected frequently. 

    • Buses will be sanitized at the conclusion of each route. 

    • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the building and on buses. 

    • Windows and doors will be opened slightly when possible to create an environment with as much ventilation as possible. 

    • Custodians will regularly sanitize the building throughout the day. 

    Classroom/Office Distancing 

    • Classrooms will be arranged to achieve the greatest level of distancing for students. 

    • Teachers are encouraged to create as much social distancing as possible. 

    • Students will have hand sanitizer available to frequently clean their hands.

    • Each classroom will have spray bottles available for cleaning surfaces.