Yankton School Board To Discuss Mask Policy

Yankton School Board To Discuss Mask Policy

The Yankton School Board will discuss the possibility of repealing the school district’s mask mandate at its February meeting Tuesday. The meeting is usually held the second Monday of every month but was moved due to a scheduling conflict in the theater.

According to the meeting agenda, the decision during the meeting by the school board will include a caveat regarding individuals returning to school five days after a positive COVID test. Those individuals will be required to mask for five days, in accordance with current guidelines.

Also Tuesday, the school board is expected to add girls’ softball to the list of school-sanctioned sports at Yankton High School beginning in the fall.

In addition, the board will accept the planned retirement of Yankton grad and YHS Athletic Hall of Fame member Randy Gross at the end of this school year. Gross has taught and coached in the school district for thirty-seven years.  

The meeting will be held in the Yankton High School main theater located at 1801 Summit Street at 5:00 PM.