CCSD2 receives nearly $1M in CARES Act funds

Mary Stewart,

Converse County wasn’t the only entity to make the most of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds.

The Glenrock school district received nearly $1 million in funds which has helped the district provide new Chromebooks for students, teachers’ laptops and classroom audio and video equipment, according to superintendent Coley Shadrick.

The district received a total of $924,267.58, which has benefited all school buildings and has provided the district with the necessary Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the Wyoming Department of Education.

The largest expense was $465,965.51, which went to new and upgraded classroom audio and video equipment; $164,819.25 was spent on new Chromebooks for students, allowing them to attend classes virtually.

Re-working the school buildings and making them comply with state-mandated social distancing requirements cost $99,167.02; and $49,180.36 was spent for required PPE, including face masks, hand sanitizer, cleaners and other disinfectants used to combat the coronavirus.

Cleaning and disinfecting the buildings, another necessary expenditure, came in at $7,599.80.

Activity-related expenses due to the novel coronavirus was also included at $4,578.94. This included new signage and extra uniforms.


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