The Iroquois West school district learning centers appear to be hold-ing their own in regard to the corona virus epidemic that is causing havoc across the country as well as serious issues in some areas and schools.
Unit 10 Superintendent Angelo Lekkas said Tuesday that one student from the Gilman Elementary school is at home after a call from the Iroquois County Department of Public Health regarding a positive test and letters have gone out to other parents regarding the situation.
Upon tracing it was found that the student was not close to other students or staff–within six feet or less for 15 minutes or more with a mask.
There have been other cases which led to a student’s family but only one case directed at the school.
Lekkas said the district is continuing to monitor the stats from the county health department in terms of school metrics and notes the experience of Iroquois County with pandemic thus far is good.
From the standpoint of the Unit 10 district, Lekkas says teachers and staff are still working with kids remotely and finalizing plans and looking for dates to go to longer school days and lunch in the