(Festus) While most Jefferson County School Districts have opted to a Hybrid schedule for students at the start of the school year, there are a few schools that have stuck with attending class 5 days a week or offering an all virtual learning option.
The Festus R-6 School District is one of those districts. Festus schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Nicki Ruess says they continue to monitor COVID-19 cases, but as of right now they are sticking with classes 5-days a week.
Dr. Ruess adds they are continuously looking ahead on the school calendar to see how COVID trends could affect the district.
Dunklin R-5 and St. Pius X are the only other schools in Jefferson County attending classes 5-days a week.
De Soto was one of those schools before adjusting to a 4-day school week.
The Windsor and Hillsboro School District’s recently approved to switch from a hybrid schedule to 4-day school weeks.
Wednesday will be considered an all virtual day for most district’s that have opted to the 4-day school week schedule.