Mask Guidelines & FAQ

  • The current PLCS mask policy is that masks are recommended at all schools and district buildings. Masks may be temporarily required at the building level based on policy's protocols, outlined below.

    What will trigger a move back to masks required?
    Elementary

    • If there are 2 positive COVID cases in the same classroom, masks will be required for a minimum of 10 days for that classroom.
    • If school absentee rate for illness reaches a 3 day average of 7% or higher, masks will be required for a minimum of 10 days. At the end of the 10 days, masks will no longer be required as long as the 3 day average leading up to day 10 is below 7%. If the 3 day average is above 7% on day 10, masks will remain required until a 3 day average is below 7%.

    Middle & High School

    • If a school absentee rate for illness reaches a 3 day average of 7% or higher, masks will be required for a minimum of 10 days. At the end of the 10 days, masks will no longer be required as long as the 3 day average, leading up to day 10 is below 7%. If the 3 day average is above 7% on day 10, masks will remain required until a 3 day average is below 7%.


    Frequently Asked Questions
    Click here to view the Mask Required FAQ
    Click here to view the Mask Recommended FAQ