A student's view: The mask mandate at school | Guest View
Last updated 3/16/2022 at 11am
Editor's note: Austin Wright is a senior at Kamiak High School who contributes to the school's newspaper, The Gauntlet, which will be released this month. Austin will write occasional columns for The Beacon on his experiences post-COVID from a high-school perspective. He plans to attend Western Washington University in the fall.
With Gov. Jay Inslee's recently updated health guidance that made face masks optional in Washington's public K-12 schools (with the exception of the nurse's office), at Kamiak High School I see a mix of the two sides – masked or unmasked by choice, all integratin...