Schools update COVID-19 plan; allow athletes to play mask-free
October 14, 2021
The school board on Monday night reviewed an updated COVID-19 mitigation plan which now allows student-athletes to go mask-free during training and while competing against other schools.
Mask-wearing and social-distancing guidelines remain in place if athletes are sitting on the sidelines or not actively engaged in play.
The updated policy does not change the requirement for face masks in classrooms and elsewhere in school buildings.
“The mitigation plan … we are looking at it and making adjustments as we move forward as situations change,” Superintendent Bill Burr said. “According...