Thursday, June 30, 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
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at alexandria@localdailymedia.com or on Twitter @alexsands_

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