Wauwatosa School District welcomes students back Sept. 1

The Wauwatosa School District will welcome students back on Thursday, Sept. 1 with celebrations at all district schools.

They've pulled out all the stops at Wauwatosa East High School – there will be a red carpet, balloons, the school's mascot and the marching band to welcome students back to school. 

Here's what students can expect this year in terms of COVID-19 protocols:

  • Masks are optional for students and staff.
  • COVID-19 testing will be available for students and staff in the free-standing trailer in the Fisher Administration Building parking lot.
  • If diagnosed with COVID-19, students and staff must stay home for five days (day zero is the day symptoms first appeared, count five days, day six is when student/staff can return to school/programming).
  • The Wauwatosa School District will now accept verbal confirmation of a student or staff’s at-home COVID test.

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New this year, there is not a virtual classroom option for students while they quarantine. 

For more information on the Wauwatosa School District's COVID-19 and illness guidelines, click here