Rockridge Going Mask Optional In New Year

The Rockridge School District going to a mask optional policy in the new year. The Unit 300 Board of Education had a lengthy discussion Monday night on amending the return to school plan for this school year, including extra-curriculars.

The effective date will be after the holiday break in January.

The vote was 3-to-2 with Nathan Faith, Derek Workman, and Greg Marty supporting the amended plan and Tom Parchert and Steve Frakes voting no. The specifics of the updated plan will soon be shared with parents and staff through a district-wide communication.