WEST NEWBURY — The School Committee at Pentucket Regional School District discussed sanitation efforts, plans for special education students and English language learners, and updates regarding athletics this year at a meeting Tuesday night.
With less than a month before the first day of school, the committee heard from multiple school officials regarding the latest details for reopening amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Facilities director Robert Danforth, who was joined by the recently retired facilities director Greg Hadden, talked about efforts to improve ventilation in all of the buildings, as well as increased cleaning schedules.
For example, fogging, which is a practice used to disinfect public spaces, will be done every night, Danforth said. Previously, fogging was only done as needed, as it takes roughly