LITTLETON (CBS) – One Massachusetts school district is asking families to sign on to a pledge to safely celebrate this Thanksgiving. And if they choose not to, their children will have to wait before returning to the classroom.
The superintendent of schools in Littleton sent a letter saying in order to keep school buildings open once the Thanksgiving break is over, they want families to attest to their holiday plans by filling out a form agreeing to a set of guidelines.READ MORE: A Red Sox Jinx? Tickets For Potential World Series Games At Fenway Are On Sale
They’re asking that individuals living in households avoid travel to locations other than low-risk states during the break, and avoid participating in any social gatherings that violate the commonwealth’s guidelines.READ MORE: Racials Slurs Yelled At Players In Several Massachusetts High School Football Games
This applies to families with children taking part in the district’s hybrid model, athletics or in-person extracurricular activities.MORE NEWS: Medway Police Warn About Car Break-Ins Targeting Women
If a family declines to sign the agreement, their student won’t be allowed back in the classroom until either 14-days after school resumes or they provide a negative COVID test taken at least three days after the break.