Opening the high school for public use: not yet
July 21, 2020
“So, how many times a week does someone ask you about the gym reopening?” I asked Kelly Haaland, the superintendent of Big Sandy Schools. I’d talked to enough school employees to know that it was a hot topic that had prompted a lot of discussion.
Mr. Haaland laughed as he replied: “I’m asked about it daily,” before going on to explain to me the challenges associated with reopening the gym for the community during the time of Covid-19 easing restrictions. The problem the school faces is that in order to comply with the regulations for cleaning, they’d have to hire a full-time...