Masking Sparks Controversy in Cove Schools
September 16, 2021
The Monday, Sept. 13, Spring Cove School District Board of Directors Committee of the Whole Meeting was held in a packed gymnasium in the Spring Cove Elementary School.
With all nine school board members present, the recognition of visitors portion of the meeting offered 20 speakers, primarily parents, speaking on the issue of masking in the school district.
After the expression of opinions by all the speakers, district Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker, in her report to the board, stated, "Our community is in high transmission level. The staff at Spring Cove has an obligation to follow state...