Orange County Public Schools adds mask mandate to student dress code

Students in Orange County must wear a face mask, according to their new dress code.

Orange County Public Schools presented the Code of Student Conduct on Tuesday night. It includes starts information on a variety of incidents, including but not limited to cheating, fighting, skipping class, tardiness, and disrespect.

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It also includes information on the student dress code. New this year, the school district will require that students wear a face mask, covering, or shield. This mandate may be waived with approval from the principal only if a student is medically unable to wear a face mask, covering, or shield. 

The whole Code of Student Conduct can be viewed below.

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The 2020- 2021 school year in Orange County will begin on August 10th with virtual instruction. Then, on August 21st, students who elect to do so can begin face-to-face instruction. Those who will remain at home will learn through OCPSLaunchED@Home or Orange County Virtual School.


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