At least one student has been suspended for posting pictures of her crowded hallways and people not wearing masks onto her social media.
Photos showing a crowded hallway on the first day back at North Paulding High School circulated widely on social media on August 4, prompting a national debate about the difficulty of reopening schools during the pandemic.
The images, which show a packed hallway between classes and many students not wearing masks, igniting concerns about the coronavirus spreading among students, staff, and teachers.
It showed a crowded hallway filled with dozens of kids on the first day of class at North Paulding High School, which is located some 25 miles outside of Atlanta.
According to DailyMail
Two students from a Georgia high school said they have been suspended after they posted images on social media showing crammed hallways filled with maskless kids.
Hannah Watters, 15, told BuzzFeed News that she was hit with a five-day out-of-school suspension for posting a photo and a video on her Twitter feed.
Another student, who preferred to remain nameless, took a photo that went viral after it was shared by a Twitter account that goes by the handle @Freeyourmindkid. It showed a crowded hallway filled with dozens of kids on the first day of class at North Paulding High School, which is located some 25 miles outside of Atlanta.
‘Day two at North Paulding High School,’ the caption reads.
‘It is just as bad. We were stopped because it was jammed.
‘We are close enough to the point where I got pushed multiple go to second block. This is not ok.
‘Not to mention the 10% mask rate.’
A video Watters posted on Twitter shows a ‘split dismissal.’
In the clip, students, most of whom are not wearing face coverings, are seen wandering the crowded hallways in the school.
Both students who posted the pictures and videos were suspended.