Sturgis Schools Say Masks Will Be Optional For 2021-22 School Year
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, August 9, 2021

Sturgis Superintendent Art Ebert (file photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/Swick Broadcasting)

(STURGIS) – Masks will be optional for Sturgis Public School students in the 2021-22 school year.

There's been an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Michigan and around the United States in the last few months. This is due to the number of new cases of the Delta Variant.

Based on that information, health organizations are sending out information for businesses and communities to follow. However, there is some confusion on what is being recommended and what is being requested by these groups.

During a recent visit to the WBET Morning Show, Superintendent Dr. Art Ebert explains what Sturgis Public Schools is doing. ...... {LISTEN}.

In July, Bronson Schools' Superintendent Steve Wilson announced that masks will not be required for the upcoming school year. He says Bronson's official stance is anyone who wants to wear a mask is welcome to, and it will not be discouraged.


>> News Archive