Schools

Board of Education Lifts Mask Mandate;
Begins Search for New Superintendent

The Braxton County Board of Education conducted their most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 1. Board member Evelyn Post acted as chair of the meeting as Board President DeAnna Whipkey and board member Dolores Wright were only available through TEAMS and not at the meeting in person. Two major topics highlighted the meeting. The Board has lifted the mask mandate for students and teachers. Superintendent Kathy Hypes announced that she would not be requesting a contract extension resulting in the Board beginning a search for her replacement.The meeting opened with one parent, Mindy Mussano, asking the board to . . .

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