At the September 3, 2021 Special Called Meeting, the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education voted 6-0 to require staff, students, and visitors to wear face coverings while indoors on school campuses beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021 (provided they do not meet one of the criteria for exceptions). Face coverings are also still required to be worn on school transportation. The Board of Education reserves the right to make once again make face coverings optional as deemed appropriate. Per S. B. 654, the Board of Education is required throughout the 2021-2022 school year to review this policy each month, consider the need for modifications, and vote to approve/modify this policy.

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