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UPDATE: Green Bay School Board votes to require masks

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WEDNESDAY 8/18/2021 5:42 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The School Board of the Green Bay Area Public School District met Wednesday for a special meeting related to COVID-19 masking requirements for the coming school season.

During the meeting, the Board voted 7 to nothing to require masks for students and faculty, effective August 23.

Masks will be required indoors at all school district buildings and district transportation but will be optional outside.

Original: Green Bay Area Public School District to hold special session regarding masking policies

TUESDAY 8/17/2021 3:20 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV)- The Green Bay Area Public School District announced on Tuesday, August 17, a special meeting for Wednesday, August 18.

The announcement explains the major topic of discussion for the meeting will be related to COVID-19 masking requirements.

GBAPSD had announced back in July their masking policies for the upcoming school year. When that meeting was held, it was determined that students and staff in grades 7 and up will have optional masking requirements for the school. Grades 6 and below, both students and staff, are still required to wear a mask while indoors.

The school board meeting will be virtual, held on zoom, and is set to begin around 5 p.m. on August 18. For those interested in watching the session for Green Bay Area Public School District, the meeting will be Livestreamed on YouTube.

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