New school supplies: Mask mandates
Parents address face coverings during Summerland board meeting
October 15, 2020
Are masks giving people a false sense of security?
The question was posed to Summerland School Board of Education members during its Oct. 12 meeting in Clearwater.
During public participation, three district patrons offered comments, asking questions about the school mandate, which requires students in all grades to wear masks during the school day.
The mandate went into effect Sept. 28.
Sara Lemburg asked the board to be "objective and practical."
She acknowledged COVID-19 is a dangerous virus.
"It isn't the first and it won't be the last, which makes how we handle it all the more importan...