Aquinas Catholic Schools scaling back mask requirements

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- Aquinas catholic schools is easing its mask policy.

Starting Monday, Pre-K through 6th graders will be given the option to remove their masks while at their desks.

Aquinas President Ted Knutson says there’s been only one confirmed case of COVID-19 in that age group in the first three weeks of school.

Students and staff will still be required to wear their mask at all other times in the building.

For 7th through 12th graders, masks are still strongly encouraged, but not required.

If more than 3% of students at one particular school have Covid-19, previous mask requirements will go back into place at that specific school, not system-wide.

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