District eyes options for COVID-19 mitigation plan going into spring
February 23, 2022
The Wrangell school board will continue to evaluate its COVID-19 mitigation plan at its next meeting, scheduled for Monday.
As case numbers continue to decline from the severe spike caused by the Omicron variant in December and January, some Alaska districts have voted for optional masking on school grounds.
Effective Feb. 28, the Anchorage School District will make face masks optional for students and staff, Superintendent Deena Bishop announced last Friday in a letter to families.
“As a career educator, I understand how critical it is to focus the district’s energy on student learning...