Hollidaysburg Area School Board Approves Health and Safety Plan
Last updated 8/23/2021 at 10:37am
By a 4-3 margin, the Hollidaysburg Area School Board of Directors approved the district's final version of the Health and Safety Plan for the 2021-22 year at the Wednesday, Aug. 19, special voting meeting. The plan, given the current status of Blair County coronavirus numbers, makes masking optional to start the school year, both in the classroom and on buses.
Board member Manny Nichols questioned the status of masking on buses, and Superintendent Dr. Robert Gildea said that masks had been mandated on buses, but if a student was not masked, the bus driver would let the principal know, who...