FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Carl Sandburg School in Freeport has announced a positive COVID-19 case reported by the Stephenson County Health Department within the school. Carl Sandburg houses the school district’s 5th & 6th grade students.
Due to the number of staff that has been impacted by this positive case, including a quarantine order for both principal and assistant principal, the school has made the decision to suspend in-person learning at Carl Sandburg and temporarily transition to full remote learning for all students beginning Monday, November 2 through Friday November 13.
“This action is being taken as a precautionary measure to aggressively mitigate the spread of the virus in the school. This also greatly impacts our ability to manage daily school operations and keep in-person students and staff safe with the number of school personnel that are required to quarantine.”
Carl Sandburg will return to in -person instruction on Monday, November 16.