(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Unified School District has announced a timeline for reopening some of their facilities. On June 15th, the district is opening up their green space, tennis courts and fields for public use. All organized groups requesting to use the outdoor space must be insured, submit a copy of the safety plan they have reviewed with the Dodge County Health Department, practice social distancing as well as clean and disinfect the area before and after the event. Organizers will also be responsible for obtaining signed waivers from all participants acknowledging possible risks of exposure. Individuals who are symptomatic of any illness or have flu-like symptoms are asked to stay off school grounds.
On July 1st, all 11 and 12-month staff are required to report to work in person. Employees will be directed to comply with any access requirements, travel paths and work spacing guidelines. They will also be asked to practice social distancing, regularly wash hands or sanitize and are encouraged to wear masks.
The Don Smith Learning Academy will host its graduation on July 1st in the school’s auditorium. All visitors must sign a waiver, which will be available at the event, that assumes risk and recognizes that attendance at the event is voluntary.
On July 6th, the district office on McKinley Street will be open for regular business access. Visitors are welcomed but appointments are recommended as the waiting area will not be available. Hand sanitization is expected before entering.
District officials say they are not taking an external requests for indoor facility use at this time. They anticipate that no outside groups will be able to use the indoor facilities for the remainder of the summer with hopes of opening up access by the fall.