Triton Central High School math teacher Jeff Wilson helps a student. The preliminary plan created by a 13-member task force calls for Northwestern Consolidated Schools to open the 2020-21 school year in person with masks available.

Northwestern Consolidated Schools intends to start the upcoming school year on campus with masks provided to students and staff.

Superintendent Chris Hoke provided an update on discussions that a 13-member task team has had to the school board during a meeting on Wednesday.