Throughout this school year, NHPR’s COVID & The Classroom reporting initiative has asked students, teachers and parents to share their stories of what education looks like during the pandemic.
Although many New Hampshire schools are currently in hybrid or remote status, many are still moving forward with winter sports. COVID-19 transmission in school buildings has remained relatively low, but high-contact sports have raised some safety concerns.
There are strong feelings about this. Many school boards are in favor of continuing sports — while school administrators have pushed back.
As schools debate the issue, we asked our audience, “Can winter sports be safe during the pandemic, and are they worth the risk?”