Hollidaysburg School Board Split on Masking Decision
December 30, 2021
What was set to make a very simple meeting became an extended one with a great deal of controversy which split the Hollidaysburg School Board.
The plea made by Michael Eardley during the public comment sector of the Wednesday, Dec. 8, Committee of the Whole/Voting Meeting set the stage. Eardley, who has a 10-year-old daughter and 13-year-old daughter in the Hollidaysburg School District, urged the new board to pass a motion or motions eliminating masking, contact tracing and quarantining of students due to COVID. He said, “Sometimes calls to quarantine come a week late.”
The new Hollida...