< Back to All News

School Mask Mandate To Be Lifted Soon

Masks will no longer be required at California schools, starting March 12th. But Public Health Officials will continue to strongly recommend them in classrooms. Classes were cancelled at Nevada Union High School last Thursday and Friday, with teachers unhappy about District Superintendent Brett McFadden abruptly changing policy and no longer enforcing the state’s mandate. That same night, the School Board passed a resolution to that effect. But Principal Kelly Rhoden isn’t sure whether these changes will ultimately mean a lot of staffing and students un-masking…

click to listen to Kelly Rhoden

And Rhoden is also among those wondering why McFadden and the Board didn’t wait to see what the state was going to do…

click to listen to Kelly Rhoden

Currently students not wanting to wear a mask are sent home and/or enrolled into an independent study program. Earlier this month, the indoor mask mandate had only been dropped for vaccinated people. But starting March first, the state says it’s also being lifted for the unvaccinated.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha