Assembly denies COVID waiver request from school district
November 18, 2021
The borough assembly has denied the school district’s request for an exemption from Wrangell’s testing and isolation requirements for unvaccinated students who travel.
In October, the district had requested students and staff traveling for extracurricular activities, such as sports, be exempt from the borough’s COVID-19 emergency ordinance testing and isolation requirements since it wouldn’t allow students and staff to attend events on back-to-back weekends.
The assembly denied the request at its Nov. 9 meeting.
“We believed, based on the last assembly meeting, that it was a poss...