BUSD Board Meeting Aug 9, 2021: Mask Mandate Outrage from the Public

At the most recent school board meeting for Bishop unified, a huge public outcry against mask mandates was presented by the public.  While Superintendent Katie Kolker,

BUSD School Boardas well as multiple health professionals, gave the facts about the county mandates and that they are in place for the children’s safety. The enraged public argued and booed. During open session they allowed each person that wanted to speak, 2 minutes on the podium. Many arguments were given, factual and otherwise, for and against children being forced to mask up in the classroom.

Joshua Nicholson

Josh Nicholson made the analogy that a mask is to Covid 19, like a chainlink fence is to a mosquito. Another member of the community asked, “If the board had ever smelled someone’s fart through a mask….the mask didn’t do much”.

Coleen McEvoy, MSNAfter being interrupted repeatedly during her time at the podium nurse practitioner, Colleen McEvoy, from both NIH and the Bronco Clinic at BUHS, offered to stop talking if the crowd did not want to hear what the Public Health Dept. or the American Academy of Pediatrics, says about the science behind children wearing masks in school settings. The crowd erupted in applause…

Let’s just say the room was divided.


A video is worth a thousand picket signs…  Please Like and Subscribe to the Eastern Sierra NOW Youtube page, for more video updates on local events!

0 0 votes
News Article Rating

Discover more from Eastern Sierra Now

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Articles

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

We make money by selling ads to out platform. Please show the advertisements so we can keep the website free to you. Support local news.