COVID Health & Safety

COVID-19 Health and Safety Information from Newton Health and Human Services (HHS) can be found below.   For details, please visit the district website at:

  • Email from the NPS – Effective May 20, 2021, masks are no longer required for students when they are outdoors on school grounds, even when social distancing is not possible.  Students must wear masks at all times indoors at school. Adults must continue to wear masks at all times.  Click to view email for Athletics update as well.

  • NSHS COVID-19 Testing Information. For anyone that missed the Q & A webinar on March 4, click here for the link to the district page that contains the video and slide presentation.

  • NSHS Student Entrance Doors. Students should arrive close to 9am as possible, unless you are having breakfast at school 8:50AM.

  • COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Diagnostic Test Consent form.  To give permission for your student to participate in the COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Diagnostic Test, including permitting the school to share the test result information with the Department of Public Health and Project Beacon (a third party non-profit organization contracted to compile consent for testing and to share test results).  A paper permission form may be requested if you cannot access the online site. Click to view instructions to completing the consent form.