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School Board Votes To Make Masks Optional


Last updated 11/18/2021 at 1:06am

In their regular meeting Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted 3-2 to make masking in schools optional beginning on Nov. 29.

Board member Kimsey Jackson made the motion to make the masks optional, and it was seconded by Board member Courtney Domokur and supported by Board Chair Tawny McCoy.

Board member Marty Griffin and Board Vice Chair Ron Kiviniemi voted against the motion.

Kiviniemi had made a motion to amend Jackson’s motion to make middle and high school masking optional but enforce masking in elementary schools due to vaccines only just becoming avai...

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