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Masks will be optional after Thanksgiving for high schoolers in the Blue Valley School District

Blue Valley Schools
Posted at 9:39 PM, Nov 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-08 22:39:40-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Blue Valley School Board voted Monday night to make masks optional for high school students, students in the district's 18-21 and CAPS programs.

The change in the district's mask mandate will begin Monday, Nov. 29, the day students return from Thanksgiving break.

The board voted 6-1 to amend the mandate.

Students in grades K-8 will still be required to wear masks in their schools.