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Friday, May 14, 2021

Vail USD talks mask mandates following canceled board meeting

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
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Vail USD talks mask mandates following canceled board meeting
Vail USD talks mask mandates following canceled board meeting
Parents addressed the district leaders on mask mandates at schools

CALLED TO DISCUSS JUST ONEISSUE -- MASKS.

AND PARENTSHAD A LOT OT SAY.

NINE ON YOURSIDE'S ROGELIO MARES REPORTS.SOT I'M STRONGLY IN SUPPORT OFMAINTAINING MASKS AS AMITIGATION STRATEGY THROUGHOUTOUT DISTRICT.06SEC SOT MYCHILD'S HEALTH IS MY CHOICEAND MY RESPONSIBILITY, NOTYOURS.

03SEC DOZENS OF PARENTSSOUNDED OFF ON THE ISSUE OFFACE MASKS AT SCHOOLS IN THEVAIL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT.OTHER ACKNOWLEDGED THEDIFFICULT SITUATION AND THECHALLENGES IT'S MADE EVIDENT.SOT I KNOW IT'S BEEN HARD FOREVERYBODY TO SEE OUR COMMUNITYTHIS WAY, EXPERIENCING SO MUCHDIVISION, BUT I KNOW IT'SBECAUSE WE ALL CARE SO MUCHABOUT THE COMMUNITY.

10SECLAST WEEK, THE SCHOOL BOARDELECTED TO CANCEL THE MEETINGBECAUSE OF A FEAR THAT TOOMANY PEOPLE ATTENDING WOULDN'TFOLLOW HEALTH GUIDELINES -- ASITUATION REBUKED BY BOARDMEMBERS.

SOT LAST TUESDAYNIGHT WAS A NIGHT I WILL NEVERFORGET AND WILL BE A BRUISE ONOUR COMMUNITY FOR A LITTLEWHILE.

04SEC SOT I THINK THESADDEST PART FOR ME,THROUGHOUT THIS WHOLESITUATION HAS JUST BEEN SEEINGTHE DIVISION WITHIN OURCOMMUNITY.

07SEC STILL SOMEMEMBERS MADE THEIR FEELINGS ONMASK MANDATES CLEAR FORPARENTS AND STAFF.

SOT KEEPINGTHE CURRENT MITIGATIONSTRATEGIES IN PLACE IS THERESPONSIBLE WAY TO GO FORWARDTO FINISH THE SCHOOL YEAR.07SEC SOT I BELIEVE THAT FACEMASKS AND COVERINGS SHOULD BEOPTIONAL FOR STAFF ANDSTUDENTS.

04SEC SUPERINTENDENTJOHN CARRUTH HAD THE LAST WORDAT MONDAY'S BOARD MEETING.

SOTWE HEARD TONIGHT A NUMBER OFVARYING OPINIONS 03SEC SOT WEARE CONTINUING TO LISTEN, I'VETAKEN SOME NOTES ON THINGSTHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAIDTONIGHT.06SEC NO DECISION WASMADE ON HOW TO PROCEED FOR THEREST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR ANDCARRUTH HIMSELF ACKNOWLEDGEDTHE DISTRICT ISN'T EVEMCERTAIN HOW IT'S GOING TOPROCEED DETERMINING ANYACTIONS FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.SOT I'D LOVE TO BE ABLE TOSPELL OUT EXACTLY WHAT THATIS, IT'S A LITTLE UNCLEAR WHATTHOSE CRITERIA ARE.

06SEC THEBOARD IS ALLOWING STUDENTS TOCHOOSE WHETHER THEY WANT TOWEAR MASKS DURING OUTDOORACTIVITIES BUT ALL OTHERMANDATES REMAIN IN PLACE.ANOTHER TOWNHALL ON THESUBJECT WILL BE HELD TUEDAY AT6PM.

ROGELIO MARES, KGUN9 ONYOUR SIDE.

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