More Johnson County high schools bring back mask rules as COVID-19 case numbers rise

All 11 middle and high schools in Shawnee Mission, both high schools in USD 232 and at least four secondary buildings in Blue Valley, will all have mask rules in place on Monday, Jan. 10, due to high rates of COVID-19 transmission among students. File image.

More Johnson County high schools will require masks in their buildings just days after the start of the new semester.

Entering Monday, Jan. 10 — the first full week of in-person classes of the new semester — here’s what we know: