December 17, 2021

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and Families,

This letter is to inform you of recent positive COVID-19 cases in the district. 

·       Carl J. Lamb Elementary School 1 Case

·       Margaret Chase Smith Elementary School 1 Case

·       Sanford Middle School 1 Case 

·       Sanford Pride Elementary School 1 Case 

·       Sanford High School 4 Cases

·       Sanford Regional Technical Center 2 Cases

·       Sanford Regional Technical Center Pre-K Program 1 Case

School representatives have notified all known school close contacts of the individuals and appropriate quarantine guidelines were provided.   

Please monitor yourself/your student for signs and symptoms. Call a health care provider if symptoms start and stay home if you are sick. Continue to follow the safety precautions that are in place. Together our preventive steps can protect the health of our students, school personnel, and the Sanford community.

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that ranges from mild to severe. The virus mainly spreads when an infected person coughs or sneezes and an uninfected person breathes in the virus. Signs and symptoms include:

·       Fever or chills

·       Cough

·       Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing

·       Fatigue

·       Muscle or body aches

·       Headache

·       New loss of taste or smell

·       Sore throat

·       Congestion or runny nose

·       Nausea or vomiting

·       Diarrhea

Questions for the school can be directed to your building administrator. For general COVID- 19 questions, dial 211 (or 1-866-811-5695). You can also text your ZIP code to 898-211 or email Call ahealth care provider for questions about your symptoms.

More information can be found at or 


Matt Nelson, Superintendent of Schools