Yellow Springs, Newton Local Schools headed back to class today

Two school districts in the area will see students head back for their first day of school today.

Yellow Springs Schools and Newton Local Schools are both headed to their first day back.

Yellow Springs Schools will require masks for all students and adults regardless of vaccination status.

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To keep the school safe water fountains will not be in operation, and students should bring their water bottles to class. New water refill stations have been installed where possible according to their health and safety plan.

Newton Local Schools say they will not be enforcing masks for students or staff.

The school district will also only be offering in-person learning at this time.