Back to School Guidance

Back to School Guidance
Posted on 07/27/2021
This is the image for the news article titled Back to School GuidanceOn Monday the NM Public Education Department released their updated COVID-19 Response Tool Kit with guidelines for opening schools in the fall.  Here are some of their key points.
•    All individuals in Elementary School regardless if they have been vaccinated or not must wear a mask while in the school building, on school transportation, or at an indoor sponsored event.  
•    Secondary school students, staff, and volunteers do not have to wear a mask with documentation of full vaccination.
•    Secondary school students, staff, and volunteers who are not fully vaccinated must wear a mask while in the school building, on school transportation, or at an indoor sponsored event.  
•    Mask are not required outdoors for any individual at any level.
•    For sporting events unvaccinated spectators are required to wear mask at indoors.
•    Schools must identify the process for ensuring compliance with mask requirements, including posting signage in school facilities, announcing mask requirements at school events, and other necessary means for enforcement.  
A copy of the full tool kit can be found at https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/

We will continue to follow all state guidelines and requirements.  We will continue to post other guidance as it becomes available.

Brian Luck
Superintendent
Roswell Independent School District
(575) 627-2511
bluck@risd.k12.nm.us
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