School resumes but covid is still with us

  • [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Gary Meyer, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Marcy Axness, TME

School Days are back again for El Tejon Unified School District students…two days a week, anyway.

Even as other parts of the United States and Europe are backsliding into renewed surges of covid-19 infections and hospitalizations, Kern County is celebrating its third solid week of “red tier” status, as measured by Governor Gavin Newsom’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” reopening system.

This success makes it possible for Kern County’s restaurants, gyms, personal care and movie theater businesses to open again for indoor events, at reduced capacity.

Schools, too, are…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Frazier Park School Principal Patrick Gross and new fourth-grade teacher Lexie Romberg prepare classrooms for covid-safe learning with plexi-glass dividers between the desks, where students will also be wearing masks.

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This is part of the October 30, 2020 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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