School board approves optional masking
March 10, 2022
The Petersburg School Board unanimously approved a move to optional masking in all buildings during its board meeting Tuesday night as case counts decrease and vaccinations and tests become more accessible.
The new protocols will be implemented when staff and students return from spring break on March 21 and while masking will be optional, all other mitigation strategies including quarantine and testing protocols will remain in place.
The Petersburg School District has required universal masking at the schools for the majority of the school year and has had to close the schools for short pe...