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Return to School & COVID

Palm Avenue Middle School is looking forward to welcoming students back to campus for full-time, five-days-a-week, in-person learning. Our faculty and staff have worked diligently to establish health and safety protocols to keep everyone safe as we return to in-person instruction.


The Wasco Union Elementary School District (WUESD) STRONGLY recommends vaccinations for you and your children as soon as possible.  Find a COVID-19 Vaccine for Your Child (Ages 12 and Older)

  • Check your local pharmacy’s website to see if vaccination walk-ins or appointments are available.

  • Check with your child’s healthcare provider about whether they offer COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Schedule a vaccine appointment online at

  • Vaccines are not yet available to children younger than 12 years old.

WUESD Reopening Guidance:

WUESD - Safe Return To School Plan 

Daily COVID-19 Home-Screening Tool - English

Daily COVID-19 Home-Screening Tool - Spanish

District COVID Signage


Additional COVID Guidance:

KCSOS Back to School 2021 - 2022

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Main Site

Kern County Public Health Services Department 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

California Department of Public Health Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Education 2021 Safe & Successful Schools