KHS Weight Room Reopening

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The Kearney High School weight room will reopen on June 15 for KHS athletes.  While the governor announced that weight rooms could open on the first of June, the KPS school district is waiting and developing a safe and responsible plan for the return of student-athletes.

“June 15 is our target date to open,” stated Ryan Hogue, KHS Assistant Principal/Activities Director. “However, this is a fluid situation and changes may need to be made as conditions develop.”

Kearney High School Strength Coaches and the Activities Director are developing a plan to safely open the weight room with prescripted times and dates for athletes to participate in strength and conditioning training.  The weight room will open with directive health measures in place.  Once complete, the plan will be communicated by the head coaches to their student-athletes.  The weight room will not be open to the public or staff.  Horizon and Sunrise Middle School weight rooms are not included in the plan at this time.  

Current state and NSAA guidelines designate that athletic teams, fine arts, and other high school activity groups are not to meet for practices.

“We are all excited to get our students back into the schools,” stated Superintendent, Kent Edwards. “This is the first step in the process and we want to be certain that it is done with the best interest of the students and their families health in mind.”