Health and Safety Plan Revision
Starting September 27, 2021, McGuffey School District will begin contact tracing and quarantining procedures for close contacts.  More information can be found in the current health and safety plan which can be accessed by clicking on the Re-Opening Schools 2021 button on our district homepage.
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Success through Excellence

McGuffey School District is a public school system located in Washington County, Pennsylvania. The School District is composed of four schools: McGuffey High School, McGuffey Middle School, Claysville Elementary, and Joe Walker Elementary.

The McGuffey school colors are navy blue and gold. "Highlanders" has been adopted as the official school nickname. Current enrollment is approximately 1,600 students. The district is named after William Holmes McGuffey, who wrote a series of Eclectic Readers and was a famous and revolutionary educator. McGuffey School District covers an area of approximately 198 square miles sparsely populated by 12,480 people in 4,949 households.

Mission Statement
In partnership with our community, McGuffey School District empowers all learners to grow and excel.
 
Vision Statement 
McGuffey School District is a progressive district cultivating continuous learning through multiple experiences and pathways.
 
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Health & Safety Plan
Posted below for public review is the Revised Health and Safety Plan for the 2021-2022 school year which will go into effect Monday, September 27, 2021.  If you have any comments or questions please email Dr. Andrew Oberg, [email protected]..



 
Face Covering Medical Exemption Form

An August 31, 2021, Order (the "Order") of the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, and related guidance provided by the PA Department of Health, provides as follows regarding the Face Covering Requirement intended to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 Virus:  PA DOH Order August 31, 2021

Section 3: Exceptions to Covering Requirement 
The following are exceptions to the face covering requirements in Section 2. All alternatives to a face covering, including the use of a face shield, should be exhausted before an individual is excepted from this Order. 
A. If wearing a face covering while working would create an unsafe condition in which to operate equipment or execute a task as determined by local, state, or federal regulators or workplace safety guidelines. 
B. If wearing a face covering would either cause a medical condition, or exacerbate an existing one, including respiratory issues that impede breathing, a mental health condition or a disability. C. When necessary to confirm the individual’s identity. 
D. When working alone and isolated from interaction with other people with little or no expectation of in-person interaction. 
E. If an individual is communicating or seeking to communicate with someone who is hearing-impaired or has another disability, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication. 
F. When the individual is under two (2) years of age. 
G. When an individual is: (1) Engaged in an activity that cannot be performed while wearing a mask, such as eating and drinking, or playing an instrument that would be obstructed by the face covering; or 5 (2) Participating in high intensity aerobic or anerobic activities, including during a physical education class in a well-ventilated location and able to maintain a physical distance of six feet from all other individuals. 
H. When a child/student is participating in a sports practice activity or event, whether indoors or outdoors.

The Order also provides that all alternatives to wearing a face covering, including the use of a face shield, should be exhausted before an individual is excepted from this Order.

Parent/guardian who’s child qualifies for medical exemption must complete and submit the following form:

 
McGuffey Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive
Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731
Fax (724) 948-3769
Upcoming Events
Sep
27
Book Fair
Mon Sep 27 2021
to Fri Oct 1 2021

Sep
28
MS Open House
Tue Sep 28 2021
Oct
7
Student Photo Day
Thu Oct 7 2021
Nov
18
Student Photos Make Up Day
Thu Nov 18 2021

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