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South Barber has 98 percent of students back in classroom


August 26, 2020

Left: On the first days of the 2020-21 school year, Kiowa District Hospital nurses Brena Perschbacher and Emily England assist with temperature checks at the South Barber Jr. High/High School site as a way to prevent the COVID virus from spreading. Right: Kiowa District Hospital nurses Shawnee Thell and Lacey Volker take temperatures of everyone before they enter the South Barber Elementary School as prevention in this COVID world.

"The kids and staff are happy to be back to school," South Barber Superintendent Dr. Mylo Miller said.

South Barber School in Kiowa, Kansas, started classes last Wednesday. "So far, so good," the superintendent said about the onsite classes. "Masks haven't been an issue," he said about Gov. Kelly's requirement.

"We have 98 percent of our kids back in the building," Dr. Miller said. He said they are following CDC guidelines and doing all they can to keep students and staff safe.

Elementary Assistant Principal Kaynette Scheck said of the mask wearing, "I'm actually really impressed with the...

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