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PGSD "Should I report to school" COVID-19 Decision-Making Flowchart - September 4th Update
COVID-19 Update for the Pascagoula-Gautier School District
 
October 23, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that 12 students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week from Pascagoula High School, Gautier Middle, Colmer Middle, Jackson Elementary, Gautier Elementary and Trent Lott Academy. One Gautier Elementary student already in quarantine tested positive for COVID-19. Five licensed employees from Eastlawn Elementary, Singing River Academy, Martin Bluff Elementary, Jackson Elementary and College and Career Technical Institute and one non-licensed district-wide employee have also tested positive for COVID-19 this week. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done, and 174 close contacts have been notified.
 
October 16, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that six students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week from Pascagoula High School, College Park Elementary and Colmer Middle School. Three students already in quarantine or distance learners (from Gautier High School and Jackson Elementary) tested positive for COVID-19. Three licensed employees from Central Elementary, Gautier Middle School and a district-wide employee, and six non-licensed employees from Jackson County Exceptional School, Gautier Middle School, Central Elementary School, Colmer Middle School and a district-wide employee, have also tested positive for COVID-19 this week. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done, and 50 close contacts have been notified.
 
October 8, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that one student has tested positive for COVID-19 this week from Pascagoula High School. Two students already in quarantine (from Lake Elementary and Trent Lott Academy) tested positive for COVID-19. Two licensed employees from Cherokee Elementary and Arlington Elementary and one non-licensed employee from Jackson Elementary School have also tested positive for COVID-19 this week. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done and five close contacts have been notified.
 
September 25, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that five students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week from the following schools: Martin Bluff Elementary, College Park Elementary, Lake Elementary, Cherokee Elementary and Pascagoula High School. In addition, one licensed employee from Pascagoula High School has tested positive. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done and 35 close contacts have been notified.
 
September 18, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that two students, one from Pascagoula High and one from Beach Elementary, and one licensed employee from College Park Elementary have tested positive for COVID-19 this week. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has being conducted and parents of the students who may have come in close contact with these individuals have been notified. At this time, a total of 21 students have been quarantined.
 
September 11, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that four students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week from the following schools: Colmer Middle School, Gautier Middle School and Pascagoula High School. In addition, one student, who was already in quarantine, also tested positive, for a total of five students. Three licensed employees from Arlington Elementary and district-wide, and two non-licensed employees from Central Elementary and district-wide, have tested positive. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done and 29 close contacts have been notified.
 
August 28, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that a total of 12 students have tested positive for COVID-19 this week, from the following schools: Pascagoula High, the Opportunity Center, Cherokee Elementary, Martin Bluff Elementary, Eastlawn Elementary and Lake Elementary. In addition, six students, who are distance learners and/or were already in quarantine, have also tested positive for a total of 18 students. Three licensed employees, one district-wide, one from Martin Bluff Elementary and one from PHS have also tested positive. In accordance with Miss. Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been done, and 46 close contacts have been notified.
 
August 21, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified that three students, one teacher, and two non-certified staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 this week. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these individuals has been conducted and parents of the students who may have come in close contact with these individuals have been notified. At this time, a total of 27 students have been quarantined.
“A huge thank you goes to our parents for helping us stress to our students the importance of continuing to be socially distant, wear masks, wash their hands and not touch their faces,” said PGSD Supt. Wayne Rodolfich. “We truly appreciate their help as well as our PGSD team, who has done an amazing job during these first two weeks of school.”
 
August 14, 2020
 
The Pascagoula-Gautier School District has been notified by parents that two students at Pascagoula High School and one at Gautier High School have tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with Mississippi Department of Health guidelines, tracing of close contact with these students is being conducted and parents of the students who may have come in close contact with these students are being notified. At this time, the total number of quarantined students is 16 at Pascagoula High School and 18 at Gautier High School.
PGSD "Should I report to school" COVID-19 Decision-Making Flowchart
Updated Protocols for Parents, Students, and Teachers - July 27, 2020 
 
Teacher, Student, and Parent Protocol Expectations have been updated to reflect that all employees and students will be required to wear masks at all times. These updates are based upon the recommendations from the medical community. Please make a note of info at the bottom of the back page that these plans could change depending on the governor.