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Oceanside Middle School to reopen Monday

Nov 28, 2020
Oceanside Middle School in Thomaston.

Thomaston — Oceanside Middle School will reopen and resume its hybrid schedule for in-person instruction Nov. 30.

Superintendent John McDonald said Saturday the district was notified that a second individual associated with Oceanside Middle School tested positive for COVID-19.

"After consulting with the Maine Department of Education and CDC Team, it has been determined that there have been no close contacts at the school, in part due to the closure of the school this last week. Therefore Oceanside Middle School will be resuming the Yellow Hybrid Schedule for in person instruction beginning Monday, Nov. 30," McDonald said.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Gerald A Weinand | Nov 29, 2020 20:20

Notification from RSU13:

We hope you all found a way to enjoy your Thanksgiving break, and we look forward to welcoming students back.

Another reminder that any staff or students who travel to any state other than New Hampshire or Vermont (no restrictions for these two states only as of 11/16/20; subject to change), they will be required to either

  1. quarantine for 14 days upon return to Maine, or
  2. quarantine until a receiving a negative test result. The test must be taken either:
  1. in the state you are visiting and no more than 72 hours prior to your return to Maine, or
  2. once you return to Maine.

Any staff or students who have travelled to restricted states will not be permitted inside the school building until either the negative test result or 14 days has occurred.

This is not dependent on the length of time spent within the restricted states, meaning that a day visit still requires any person to quarantine for 14 days or until a negative test result is confirmed.

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