Maskless students sent to auditoriums and libraries for the school day

At Woodgrove High School on Monday, the school day started with a group of parents and students applauding Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s end to the statewide mask mandate in schools — and rallying against Loudoun County Public Schools’ mandate that still requires masks.

“I think it’s ridiculous we are forced to wear masks even though outside of school we are free not to wear a mask,” one Loudoun County high schooler told 7News.

“It should be optional,” another high school student said.

“You shouldn’t have to wear it,” said another high school student. “Some people can’t breathe well.”

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