H-M-S implements district-wide mask requirement
Policy to be reviewed again by board in January
November 19, 2020
Effective Tuesday, the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District is now requiring that facemasks be worn whenever social distancing is not possible.
School board members voted on Monday to remove language in the district's return to learn plan recommending optional use of face coverings and replace it with a requirement that they be worn.
"I would entertain the idea of continuing that for grades K-12 when unable to social distance until the January board meeting, and then revisit it," said Board Vice President Scott Vollink.
The motion to approve the mandate was made by Vollink and s...