WFISD to end mask requirement, effective June 4

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WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Officials with the Wichita Falls Independent School District have issued a response to Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent order banning public schools from requiring masks.

Mike Kuhrt, WFISD Superintendent, issued the following statement:

“WFISD fully supports Governor Abbott’s new executive order regarding masks. On June 4, masks will no longer be required in WFISD but will be optional for students, parents and staff.”

— Official statement from Mike Kuhrt, WFISD Superintendent

WFISD has maintained a mask requirement since the beginning of the pandemic.

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