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Kansas schools continue to cancel classes amid staff shortages, Omicron-fueled COVID-19 wave

Kansas schools continue to cancel classes amid staff shortages, Omicron-fueled COVID-19 wave

GEARY CO., Kan. (WIBW) — Kansas schools continue to announce closures amid staff shortages and the Omicron-induced surge in COVID-19 cases.

Geary County Schools USD 475 announced Thursday afternoon, January 13, that all of its schools would be closed on Friday, January 14. It said the Devin Center and Larry Dixon Center will both remain open and sporting events scheduled at Junction City High School in Topeka, Wichita and Hays for Friday night and Saturday will continue as scheduled.

geary co. Schools said there will also be no classes on Monday, January 17, in connection with Martin Luther King Jr. day. Classes will normally resume on Tuesday, January 18, unless otherwise noted.

On Wednesday, Rock Creek USD 323 said students also have a unexpected four day weekend because Thursday and Friday classes were canceled.

Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 announced on Thursday morning that classes were canceled across the district for Friday due to COVID-related absences.

On Tuesdays, parents of Wichita Public Schools USD 259 students were warned to be ready for closures also.

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