FRAMINGHAM – Framingham High School reported another COVID positive case yesterday, March 15.
The high school had had 7 cases since January 1, and 17 for the 2020-21 school year.
The school leads the district with positive COVID-19 cases during the academic school year.
Framingham Public School district does not state when it reports positive cases if they are a teacher, staff, or a student.
Friday was a professional development day for the district with no in person-learning for students.
There have now been 67 reported COVID-19 cases in the public school district during the 2020-21 school year.
Since January 1, there have been 31 cases in the district, with 19 cases in March.
Framingham High School leads the district with 16 total cases this school year. Fuller Middle School is second with 8 cases. and Walsh Middle School is third with 6 cases, 3 reported yesterday.
The district has been testing staff weekly, and students, via pooled testing.
Phase I & 2 students returned to their classrooms in February, after all schools went remote during the second surge in December.
Phase III students returned to their physical classrooms on February 24. It was the first time in a physical classroom for these students in the 2020-21 school year. They are attending school all five days.
Phase IV students, many who have not physically been in a classroom since March 2020, began on March 3 for cohort B and began on Monday, March 8. for cohort A.