Even though the statewide mask mandate will be lifted on April 10, the mask requirements for K-12 schools will remain in place until June 15. Local officials, like a school board or county council, do not have the legal authority to end the school mask requirement before this date.
A bill approved by Utah lawmakers during the 2021 legislative session ends the state’s mask mandate starting April 10. Although the state of Utah will lift the statewide mask mandate, schools in the state are exempt from the legislation. Tooele County School District will continue to follow all previously established health guidelines.
In the Student and School Safety Assessment Bill, (HB120), the State Board of Education was directed to create an anonymous School Climate Survey to be administered to students, parents, teachers, staff, administrators, and school resource officers. We are requesting parents/guardians take a moment to complete the survey for their student's school. Thank you!
Elevated Eats, a breakfast, lunch, and catering restaurant, is set to open next month.