COVID Outbreak At Shawnee Mission South

Suburban plague numbers rise ahead of the COVID summer and school rules prep for an ongoing fight against the pandemic.

John Johnson, who oversees athletics at Shawnee Mission South High School, said in a message to parents and athletes that “there are more students with positive tests, and that is causing an extreme domino effect of COVID transmission concerns." He also warned that post-season play could be affected.

Shawnee Mission School District will keep mask requirement in place

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200 athletes told to quarantine at Kansas City area school

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City-area high school athletic director is pleading with families to take pandemic safety protocols seriously after instructing about 200 students to quarantine this week.