Posted Date: 04/08/2020
Community Questions and Answers
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new virus that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, Hubel Province China. It is being closely monitored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
COVID-19 is spread between people who are in close contact with one another (within about six feet) through coughing and sneezing. The virus also may be transmitted by touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands. There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19.
We are committed to keeping you updated and providing you with information as soon as we have it. Please know that the health and safety of our students and staff is our top priority and all decisions are being made with that in mind. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation and staying in contact with city, state, and national health and education officials.
We are setting up an email for you to send your questions to during our time of closure. This email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
As CISD responds to the challenges of COVID-19, we are prepared to support you and your children through this time by providing academic and nutritional outreach.
Our goal is to create a sense of normalcy and routine until we can return to campus. Our administration and teaching staff value and need your continued support and flexibility as we launch this distance learning program to support our students. We ask that you partner with CISD as your child’s Learning Coach.
Our teachers will provide instructional resources for your children. As Learning Coach, we are asking you to coach and support students with completing assignments, common questions, and logistics of our virtual program or packet work.
Curbside Pickup available at the high school from 11-12 Monday and Wednesday. Please let us know at email@example.com if you need meals so we can order enough food for all. If you do not have transportation to the high school, please let the district know.
Given the impact of COVID19, Governor Gregg Abbott is using his statutory authority as the governor of Texas to suspend annual academic assessment requirements for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. All State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness administrations scheduled for April, May, and June 2020 are cancelled. Districts will have local discretion on whether students in grades 5 and 8 should advance to the next grade, just like students in all other grades