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Sulphur Springs, Cumby, Miller Grove, Saltillo, Yantis ISDs Continue Mask Policies

Cumby ISD joins Sulphur Springs ISD as both continue to follow COVID-19 policies already in place regarding masks at school. SSISD announced the district’s determination regarding masks on March 4 and the Cumby ISD superintendent reported the district’s stance on the matter Wednesday morning. Miller Grove, Yantis and Saltillo ISDs will continue to follow current policies pending review of TEA and UIL guidelines as well, officials have reported.

Cumby ISD plans to continue following the COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place this school year, at the recommendation of Texas Education Agency, the superintendent announced around 11 a.m. March 10. Any questions regarding COVID-19 protocols, including mask requirements, may be addressed to Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter at [email protected].

Cumby ISD March 10 post regarding district mask policy

Below is the notice posted around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, by Miller Grove ISD that the mask policy remains in place, at least until the March 22 school board meeting, after which the district will notify staff, students and families if any charges are approved.

MGISD March 10 Facebook post regarding the district mask policy

Both Yantis ISD and Saltillo ISD shortly after Abbott announced GA-34, noted that their districts will continue to follow the COVID-19 related policies each school district has operated under this school year until they can review TEA and UIL guidance to determine how GA-34 might impact campuses.

Yantis ISD March 2 post regarding district mask policy

Saltillo ISD administrators on March 3 and Yantis ISD administrators on March 2 noted they will communicate to staff students and families if any changes are made to COVID-19 operating protocols, including those related to masks. No additional notices have been posted.

Saltillo ISD Sept. 3 letter from Superintendent David Stickels

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