Tomball ISD plans for 'mask optional' 2021-22 school year

Tomball ISD officials announced in a social media post April 14 the district is planning for a "mask optional" 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Tomball ISD officials announced in a social media post April 14 the district is planning for a "mask optional" 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Tomball ISD officials announced in a social media post April 14 the district is planning for a "mask optional" 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Tomball ISD officials announced in a social media post April 14 the district is planning for a "mask optional" 2021-22 school year. While the district's mask mandate is currently still in effect, the statement notes masks will be optional in TISD for all students and staff effective at the end of the last day of school, May 27.


Therefore, masks will be optional for summer school, summer athletic camps and all school-related activities following May 27.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.