Stapleton Elementary summer school student tests positive for COVID-19

JOPLIN, Mo. – The Joplin School District confirms that one of its summer school students at Stapleton Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19.

Full Release: Joplin Schools received confirmation today, June 27th, that one of our summer school students at Stapleton Elementary tested positive for COVID-19.  Out of an abundance of caution, all families of students that had contact with the positive student have been notified.  If you were not contacted your child was not exposed.

Meanwhile, the district is doing a deep clean of the school, classrooms, and closing the affected classroom while we continue to work closely with the health department.  Furthermore, we are in constant communication and in full cooperation with the health department as we follow their guidance. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Classes will resume Monday.