(Festus) Jefferson R-7 along with several other schools districts released reopening plans on Monday for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year.

Jefferson schools Superintendent Clint Johnston says their reopening plan involves a three phase approach.

Johnston mentions a lot of work went into their three phase reopening plan.

We asked Johnston what the districts plan is regarding the wearing of face masks.

Summer school is currently underway in the Jefferson R-7 School District which is planned to wrap up on Friday, July 31st.

The first day of class for the 2020-21 school year is scheduled on Monday, August 24th.