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Cody schools end an unorthodox year with an unwelcome guest back in the classroom, showing our schools and our community have yet to graduate from the pandemic. Just as Park County School District #6 should be coasting to the end of a challenging year, the year’s greatest challenge threw one more test at schools. As…

Park County School District #6 has confirmed that two staff members tested positive, but there is “no intention of going back” to mandatory masks in Cody. Park County School District #6 Superintendent Peg Monteith confirmed that two staff at Cody Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Their positions in the school have not been disclosed.…

Both Powell and Cody have the official approval from the Wyoming Department of Health for students and staff to go maskless in the classroom. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by the Park County School District #1 Board of Trustees, was approved by the Wyoming Department of Health. Now,…

The State of Wyoming approved a mask variance for all Cody schools – but students, staff, and visitors still need to wear masks in certain spaces and places. Cody students and teachers can now choose to go to class without a mask. Park County Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Billin announced the variance, requested by…

The Park County School District #6 Board of Trustees applaud the strength of staff and students but agree it’s time to ask for maskless classrooms in Cody. During a routine meeting of the Board of Trustees, there was anticipation in the board room. This stemmed from two items on the board’s agenda: the survey results…

Cody schools may soon ask the state to make faces something that isn’t covered in the K-12 curriculum after receiving considerable input from the community. As the number of COVID-19 cases declines throughout Wyoming, Park County School District #6 decided to ask the question: is it time for Cody kids and teachers to go maskless?…

Park County School District #6 considers requesting a variance to the state’s public health order, making masks voluntary in Cody schools. A message was sent via text message on Tuesday afternoon to parents in the Cody school district: Park #6 Schools:: Good Afternoon Park 6 Parents/Guardians, The Wyoming Department of Health has just released the…

There’s a light at the end of the COVID tunnel – but we’re not through yet. Dr. Aaron Billin, Park County Public Health Officer announced Sunday night that the first doses of the much-anticipated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have been shipped and are making their way to Park County medical centers. He also posted a video…

There will be no changes this time. The 1st of the month has typically heralded in a new set of variances to Wyoming’s public health orders, under the purview of Governor Gordon and State Health Officer Alexia Harrist. But not this month. Yesterday, in a statement released from his office, Governor Gordon said there would…

The stands at the Cody Rodeo Grounds just got a little fuller. Today, the Cody Stampede Rodeo received a signed variance from the state, giving them permission to have a total of 2800 people at each night of the Cody Stampede Rodeo. That means that 2200 additional seats will soon be available for purchase every…


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