Chandler USD governing board to discuss COVID-19 mitigation plan for upcoming year at May 12 meeting

Chandler USD headquarters. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD headquarters. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Chandler USD headquarters. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Chandler USD governing board will discuss the district's potential COVID-19 mitigation plan for the 2021-22 school year during a meeting Wednesday, May 12, according to the board agenda.

The administration will present the plan to the governing board during a study session beginning at 5:30 p.m.


The governing board voted April 21 to continue the use of face coverings for students and staff through the end of this school year and stipulated that if the district infection rate remained low, effective May 31, masks would be optional moving forward. The move came after Gov. Doug Ducey announced April 19 that he was rescinding the statewide mask mandate in K-12 schools.


MOST RECENT

Goldfish Swim School anticipates opening June 15 in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
3 businesses coming soon to Gilbert; Higley USD puts bond on ballot and more top area news

Read the latest business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Chandler City Hall is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler City Council to hold public hearing on proposed budget, vote on it June 10

Chandler City Council will host a public hearing on the city's proposed $1.06 billion budget during a meeting June 10 before voting on the budget proposal.

Between January and April, the Maricopa County Assessor's Office reported 19,232 permits for home construction work, according to the county. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Home construction projects on the rise across Maricopa County

Home construction permits are seeing a sharp increase across Maricopa County, according to data from the Maricopa County Assessor's Office.

As of June 7, 6,016,915 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to 3,385,174 individuals, including 2,884,332 who are now fully vaccinated. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
ADHS: Nearly 3 million Arizonans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 3.4 million Arizonans have receieved at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to ADHS.

Picazzo's Healthy Italian Kitchen will open June 3 in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)
Picazzo's restaurant opens in Gilbert; Chandler council calls for bond election and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

The Arizona Department of Health Services announced June 3 that state-run vaccination sites will be phased out by the end of June. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Arizona state-run vaccination sites to close by June 28

The Arizona Department of Health Services announced June 3 that state-run vaccination sites will be phased out by the end of June.

Chandler is celebrating Independence Day with a “drive-in” July 4 fireworks event at Tumbleweed Park. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Chandler to host July 4 fireworks with drive-in celebration

Chandler is celebrating Independence Day with a “drive-in” July 4 fireworks event at Tumbleweed Park.

Chandler Fashion Center is in the city of Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler Fashion Center to host job fair June 5

The event is located at 3111 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, at the Pottery Barn entrance of the mall.

Gila River Hotels & Casinos announced May 27 that Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva are "elevating the gaming experience" by offering guests a new way to enjoy casino games from the comfort of their own homes. (Courtesy Gila River Hotels & Casinos)
Gila River Hotels & Casinos announces new online, social casino

Gila River Hotels & Casinos announced May 27 that Wild Horse Pass, Lone Butte and Vee Quiva are "elevating the gaming experience" by offering guests a new way to enjoy casino games from the comfort of their own homes.

More than 3.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Maricopa County residents, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Nearly 43% of all Maricopa County residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine

More than 3.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Maricopa County residents, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.

Chandler City Hall is in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler City Council calls for bond election in November, adopts tentative budget, approves several agreements

Chandler City Council called for a special bond election to be held in November and approved the city's tentative budget during a meeting May 27.