Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Brunswick County Schools makes masks optional, effective immediately

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Brunswick County Schools is dropping its face-covering requirements, effective immediately.

The board of education made the decision Tuesday evening in its meeting. The mask mandate will go back into effect at an individual school if the campus reaches a positivity rate of 10%.

Masks are still required on school buses, per guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Also at the meeting, the board canceled classes on Nov. 12 for a “Day of Reflection and Wellness” and approved $1,500 bonuses for staff.

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Alexandria Sands Williams
Alexandria Sands Williams is a journalist covering the City of Wilmington, education and film. Before Port City Daily, she spent a year in the quaint city of Southport reporting for the award-winning State Port Pilot. Prior to that, she wrote for several Charlotte publications while studying at UNC Charlotte. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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