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Wednesday 8 a.m. COVID-19 update

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Wednesday 8 a.m. COVID-19 update
Wednesday 8 a.m. COVID-19 update
Wednesday 8 a.m. COVID-19 update

I THINK SO MUCH TONY IT IS BACKTO SCHOOL DAY FOR SOME STUDENTSAND WYANDOTTE COUNTY FACE MASKSARE REQUIRED THOUGH FOR STUDENTSRETURNING.TODAY IN THE KANSSA CITY, KANSASPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, JAMIESTEIN’S MARTIN AUGUSTINE LIVETHIS MORNING YOUR CENTRAL MIDDLESCHO.OLWHERE THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR JUSTSTARTED JUST A FEW MINUTES AGO.HEY THERE MARTIN.GOOD MORNING.YEAH, GOOD MORNING, ROB.THE SIXTH GRADERS ARE COMING TOMIDDLE SCHOOLN I THE KANSASCITY, KANSAS PUBLIC SCHOOLDISTRICT.NO DIFFERENT HERE AT CENTRALMIDDLE.YOU SEE ALL THESE KIDS KIND OFSPREAD OUT ON GYM FLOOR, AND IWANT YOU TO PAY PARTICULARATTENTION TO THE WAN WHO’SKIND OF STANDING UP ON THEBLEACHERS OVER THERE IN THE BLUESHIRT.THAT'’ ILEANA FARNEY.SHE’S THE FIRST YEAR PRINCIPALHERE AT CENTRAL MDLEID SCHOOLAND THIS FIRST DAY OF SCHOOLWHEN THEY BRING ONLY THE SIXTHGRADERS IO MINTDDLE SCHOOL ISKIND OF A BOOT CAMP OF SORTS TOKIND OF GET THE SIXTH GRARSDEREADY TO GO FOR THE DIFFERENCE.THE MIDDLE SCHOOL IS COMPARED TOELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND AS FARLEYMAKING THE POINT TO US THISMORNING, THAT’S ESPECIALLYIMPORTANT THIS YEAR BECAUSE THESIXTH GRADERS IN THE MIDDLESCHOOLNOW KVE OR THE LAST YEARAND A HALF OR SO.I HAVEN’T HAD A WHOLE LOT OFFORMAL INSTRUCTION.IT’S BEEN HAPPENING AT HOME.AND SO THERE’S SOME THINGS THEYJUST NEED TO GO OVER WITH THEMABOUT THE DIFFERENCES IN MIDDLESCHOOL CHANGING CLASSROOMS,THINGS LIKE THAT, BUT ALSOHELPING MISS FARNEY IS A GROUPOF EIGHTH GRADERS THAT ARE MIXEDIN TO THIS GROUP THAT YOU SEEHERE AND THEY’RE CALLED THE CUBCREW AND THEY ARE USING THIS ASA LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENTEXERCISE FOR THESE EIGHTHGRADERS THES EEIGHTH GRADERSKIND OF SHOWING THE SIXTHGRADERS THE ROPES TODAY EASINGTHEM INTO THE TRANSITION.THAT IS THE TRANSITION TO MIDDLESCHOOL.WHAT A COOL IDEA IS THAT IT’SLIKE A LOT OF A PROGRAMS.YOU’LL HEAR ACROSS THE REGION,BUT THIS ONE IS A THE FIRST TIMEIT’S EVER BEEN DONE HERE ATCENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL AS FAR ASTHE FACE MASKS.YOU SEE THE KIDS WEARING HIM.THEY’VE GOT TO WEAR THEM HERE INTHE KCK PUBLIC SCHOOLS.THAT WAS A POLICY ESTABLISHED BYTHE SCHOOL BOARD A FEW WEEKSAGO.STUDENTS STAFF TEACHERS ANDVISITORS SO THEY’VE HAD A FEWWEEKS TO GET USED TO THE IDEATHAT FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTUREYOU’RE WEARING A MASK AT SCHOOLREPORTING LIVE MARTIN AUGUINSTE.CAN’T BE TONIGHT NEWS.ALL RIGHT.THANKS SO MUCH.AND BY THE WAY, HERE’S A LIST OFKANSAS SCHOOL DISTRICTSRETURNING TOMORROW IN SOMECAPACITY THEIR DE SOTO GARRNEEDGERTON MCLEOD OLATHE ANDSHAWNEE MISSION SCHOOLS, AND YOUCAN COUNT ON KMBC9 BY THE WAYFOR YOUR BACK TO SCHOOL COVERAGETHIS YEAR.WE’LL CHECK.ON FIRST DAYS FOR STUDENTSACROSSHE T METRO AND THEN THEPOLICIES IN PLACE TO KEEPSTUDENTS AND STAFFERS SAFE THISARYE THE CARNEY SCHOOL DISTRICTSTILL GOING OVER WHETHER A MASKMADE IT’LL BE IN PLACE WHENSTUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL DURINGTHE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING LASTNIGHT MEMBERS WERE SPLIT ON APOLICY THREE MEMBERS VOTED FOR AMASK MANDATE AND THEN THREEVOTED ASTINGA IN AND ONEABSTAINED DISTRICTS WORKING TOCLARIFY THEIR NEXT STEPS LASTNIGHT OUTSIDE THE MEETINGFAMILIES AGAINST MASK MANDATESTAGE TO PROTEST.IF YOU WANT TO WEAR A MASKAWESOME, THAT’S GREAT.I’M NOT STOPPING Y,OU BUT GIVEUS PARENTS THAT OPTION.WE DON’T CO-PARENT WITH THEGOVERNMENT.THEY DON’T PAY MY MORTGAGE.THEY DON’T PAY MY BILLS NORSHOULD THEY BE ALLOWED TO TELLME OR MY OR HOW TO PARENT MYKID?THE KEARNY SCHOOL DISTRTICOE GSBACK TO SCHOOL ON AUGUST 24TH.MEANWHILE, THE INDEPENDENCESCHOOL BOARD VOTED TUESDAY TOREQUIRE MASK FOR EVERYONE TO ANOLDER STARTGIN TODAY THATINCLUDES STAFF STUDENTS ANDVISITORS.WELL MASS WILL BE OPTIONALDURING RECESS AND OTHER TYPES OFPHYSICAL.ACTIVITY AND TODAY THE CLAYCOUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH IS GOINGTO MEET TO DISCUSS BACK TOSCHOOL PLANS FOR STUDENTS INEARLY CHILD CARE CENTERS IN THECOUNTY VIRTUAL MEETING WILLBEGIN AT SIX AND A VOTES IEXPECTED ON THE GUIDANCE.LOOK FOR UPDATES ON OUR LATERNEWSCAST TODAY.WITH PANDEMICS REALLY TAKING ITSTOLL ON HEALTH CARE RIGHT NOW.THERE’S A LACKF O HEALTH CAREWORKERS A RECENT STUDY FOUNDTHAT 97 OF MISSOURI IS MSOISURICOUNTIES REPORT AND NURSING.PORTAGE HEIDI LUCASHE T HEAD OFTHE MISSOURI NURSES ASSOCIATIONSAYS THAT NURSES ARE LEAVING THEPROFESSION BECAUSE THEY’ TREIREDOF SEEING THE SAME THING 18MONTHS INTO THE PANDEMIC.HARDER AND HARDER FOR THEM TOGET UP IN THE MORNING AND GOINTO WORK AND SEE PEOPLE DYINGEROV AND OVER AND OVER AND OVERAGAIN.WELL LUCAS SAYS TT ONESOLUTION TO THE SHORTAGE WOULDBE F

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