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Winfield school board votes to modify indoor mask mandate

Winfield High School
Winfield High School(KWCH)
Published: Aug. 18, 2021 at 1:05 PM CDT
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WINFIELD, Kan. (KWCH) - Masks will no longer be required in the classroom for Winfield students and staff. The school board voted, 4-2, Tuesday night, with one abstention, to only highly encourage them throughout the school day.

But, masks will be still be required in high-density and high-traffic areas, such as commons areas, large group gatherings, indoor assemblies and concerts, according to Superintendant Dr. Nathan Reed.

Reed said, per federal mandate, masks will also remain a requirement for those who ride or drive school buses or other public transportation provided by the district.

Dr. Reed's video - August 18, 2021 BOE president, Dr. Ed Loeb's, motion that was approved at the special BOE meeting...

Posted by USD 465 - Winfield on Wednesday, August 18, 2021

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