After reviewing KSHSAA COVID-19 risk mitigation strategies, meeting with NCAA
League administrators, and following protocols established by the County Health
Department & USD327 Board of Education, Ellsworth Jr/Sr High School and
NCAA League schools will be limiting
attendance at Winter Indoor Activities due to the large crowds that
attend these events.
At EJSHS, we will be restricting attendance to 35% gym capacity which
will be roughly 350 spectators. Schools in the NCAA League will utilize a
ticket system to manage attendance. For
our home activities, EJSHS will split 200 tickets between our student-athletes
competing in that activity. For example,
if we have 25 boys & 25 girls out for basketball, they would receive 4
tickets per student-athlete. EJSHS will
also reserve 50 tickets that the student body can sign-up for prior to a home
activity. All NCAA League schools will
issue 100 tickets to visiting schools (roughly 2 tickets per student-athlete).
One must have a ticket to pay admission at the gate. If a student or adult has a pass accepted by
the host school, they can use that pass as payment as long as they have a
ticket for that event. Athletic
Directors will manage the distribution of tickets.
If you do not receive a ticket from a student-athlete to attend a home
activity, EJSHS has Livestream available for those activities taking place in
the EJSHS gym. The following livestream
link https://bit.ly/2Eh9LaU will be posted on the headline banner
of the district website www.usd327.org. When our
teams travel, we will do our best to share Livestream information available
from other schools on our website.
Currently, managing attendance for tournaments with a large number of
competitors, which is common in Wrestling, is still under review.
EJSHS will continue to REQUIRE the wearing of a Mask at ALL times by
anyone in attendance except those student-athletes competing. Spectators will be encouraged to practice
Please know that the NCAA League schools and other opponents this winter
will have specific COVID-19 event guidelines for their attendance, and we will
pass along this information as we receive it.
Any guidelines that are implemented are done for the health and safety
our student-athletes, coaches and game day personnel. These decisions will be made in the best
interest of our kids and with the focus on them being able to continue to play
that sport they love.
Thank you for your patience, cooperation, and understanding.
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