October 29, 2021

District COVID-19 Active Positive Cases

  • Total number of students and staff in isolation (currently positive) for COVID-19: seven (7)
  • Current district facilities with known positive cases: John Cline Elementary, Decorah Middle School

Cumulative Total Positive Student COVID-19 Case Comparative Data

October 29, 2020 – 12 Total Cases

  • WSECC – 0
  • JCE – < 6
  • CLE – 0
  • DMS – < 6
  • DHS – 7

October 29, 2021– 35 Total Cases

  • WSECC – 0
  • JCE – 12
  • CLE – < 6
  • DMS – 9
  • DHS – 9

DCSD reports COVID-19 data in alignment with the direction of the Iowa Department of Public Health. The full guidance can be found at the link below.

IDPH Information Sharing Guidance for Schools and Local Public Health

In his weekly message to families, Superintendent Mark Lane shared information about the school board election on Tuesday, November 2nd.  He remarked, “Thank you to the four community members running to serve on our Board of Directors. Ronald Fadness and Teresa Gehling are running for the District 2 seat, and Doreen Fullhart and Cindy Goodner are running for the District 3 seat. All district residents are eligible to vote for both seats.”

Lane continued, “You can find general city and school election information, including your polling place, on the Winneshiek County Auditor’s website. The District encourages all eligible voters to model civic engagement for our students by participating in this local election.”