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Masks not required at Mercer Schools


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MERCER, Wis. — The School District of Mercer Board of Education held its monthly meeting in the school cafeteria on Monday. The board discussed safety precautions for classes starting on Wednesday and recommended updates to the district’s policy manual from a policy service provider.

District Administrator Sheri Kopka said that face coverings are currently optional but encouraged in the school building. She said that all the school districts around Mercer have the same masking-optional policy.

Per federal requirements, masks will be mandatory for ev...