MSHSSA working with schools in areas of Mo. that require online learning, no sports in fall

Uncertainty for Mo. fall school sports

MISSOURI (KFVS) - The Missouri State High School Activities Association office is working with schools in areas that require virtual learning only and recommend no sports or activities in the fall.

The staff will discuss with the Board of Directors any possible changes to the start of fall activities.

“With the changing face of the start of the school year for our member schools,” said MSHSAA Executive Director Dr. Kerwin Urhahn, “the Board and staff want to discuss possibilities that would allow as many students to participate as safely as possible. The Association wants to work with schools to provide as many opportunities as possible. For the schools currently planning to start the year as normal, our current hope is that the fall season will proceed to its fruition.”

They said they will discuss a wide-range of ideas, which may include the postponement of fall activities; the ability of schools only offering distance learning to their students to still participate in activities while not holding in-person classes, as well as possible regional competition outside the traditional season once a school is offering in-person learning.

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