• Face masks are recommended, but are not required.
  • Students who test positive for COVID should stay home for 5 days.

COVID-related expenses: 





DUCS 2021-2022 COVID Guidelines

When Can My Child Come Back to School?



While DUCS recognizes the conflicting views and opinions towards many of the guidelines set forth, we also recognize the importance of following the recommendations established by experts in the health field to the best of our ability. The amount of time, research, and thought that has been given to the development of this plan is a testimony to the importance we place on your child’s health and safety.  Therefore, we as a school, strongly recommend these guidelines to respect the health of all students and staff.  This historic time calls for collaboration, understanding, and patience as we move forward to ensure the education of our students continues while protecting the health of everyone involved.  It is our sincere hope that all students, family members, and DUCS staff stay healthy throughout the school year, and if there are any errors in this plan, it is on the side that we took every precaution we could to keep our students and staff healthy during this time.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we look forward to welcoming our Bulldog families back to Dugger Union Community Schools.

Darin Simpson  Stephanie Kinnett Tom Arthur
Jr/Sr High Principal Elementary Principal Assistant Principal 




COVID-19 Screening Guidelines for Parents

DUCS 2021-2022 Re-Entry Plan

Esser III Expenses


Resolution concerning COVID-19 COVID-19 Decision Tree
2020-2021 Phased Athletic Return to Play Plan Face Coverings Guidance for Families
DUCS Face Covering Requirement Policy Protect yourself and others from COVID-19
DUCS COVID-19 Attendance Provisions & Policy Contact Tracing Frequently Asked Questions
DUCS Color Coded Plan (updated Jan. 1, 2021) Indiana State COVID-19 Testing Sites
Virtual Student Truancy Policy (adopted 11/9/20)   Indiana Department of Health
  Centers for Disease Control


All Dugger Union Community Schools students will be receiving a computing device beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.  Due to funds made available through the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) passed by bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020.  Students in kindergarten through 12th grade will receive the following computing device:

Kindergarten through 11th Grade:  iPad with keyboard

12th Grade:  MacBook

Each device will come with a case and a charger.  Parents must agree to the Technology/Acceptable Use Policy.     

Any student who did not pick up their device during one of the scheduled days, will be able to get their device once their parent/guardian has signed the Technology/Acceptable Use Policy.