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Back to school mask mandates. Here's what you need to know

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Posted at 4:48 PM, Aug 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 16:16:50-04

NAMPA, Idaho — With the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year just a little over a week away, many school districts are reminding their students, teachers, and faculty members about what to expect. Changes vary from district to district and we're breaking what you need to know across Boise, West Ada, Nampa, and Caldwell School Districts.

Boise School District:

  • First Day of School: August 16, 2021.
  • In-person learning five days a week.
  • Facial coverings are required for all students & staff regardless of vaccine status.

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West Ada School District:

  • First Day of School: August 26, 2021.
  • In-person learning five days a week.
  • Facial coverings are recommended.

Nampa School District:

  • First Day of School: August 19, 2021.
  • In-person learning.
  • No facial coverings or vaccines are required.
  • No social distancing is required.

Caldwell School District:

  • First Day of School: August 18, 2021.
  • In-person learning.
  • Facial coverings are recommended.

Vallivue School District

  • Classes for all students begin August 18
  • Students will be in-person, five days a week
  • Masks and the COVID-19 vaccine will be optional for all staff and students

*updates will be provided as they become available*