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(KORN - Mitchell, SD) Despite strong opposition from a number of parents, the Mitchell School Board voted unanimously to approve the district’s return to school plan which includes mandatory facemask use for students and staff.


Parent Wendy Axtell opposed mandatory masks…






Parent Jessica Sydow (SY-doh) told the board it could cause friction among family members….





Several others questioned the effectiveness of masks, parental choice and one going as far as threatening to have the board voted out.


The board also voted to approve the activities plan and how it applies to the music program.

The Mitchell School District is set to start the new school year on August 19th.