Lee's Summit R-7 School District to continue mask requirement for students

Extended until Feb. 24
Lee's Summit School District headquarters
Posted at 4:56 PM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-03 17:56:24-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Students in the Lee's Summit R-7 School District will continue to wear masks in schools for at least a few more weeks.

In a special meeting on Thursday, the district's Board of Education voted to extend a mask mandate until Feb. 24. The motion passed 5 to 2.

It applies to staff and students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Visitors in all district facilities will also be required to wear masks.

Board members previously voted to implement a mask mandate on Jan. 6. citing an uptick in cases due to the omicron variant.

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