Governor Abbott issues executive order closing schools until May 4

In an executive order announced during a 2 p.m. press conference today, March 31, Gov. Greg Abbott announced he is ordering schools to remain closed until May 4 in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes. Texans are advised to limit their activity to essential services only, such…read more »

New Waverly ISD to remain closed until Monday, April 6

This notice is from the New Waverly Indepdendent School District as of 3/17/2020 We have made the decision to keep NWISD campuses closed until April 6.This complies with the President’s request (and slightly exceeds it). We have been in contact with school board, numerous districts, and numerous health officials. Many districts are planning for longer…read more »

Willis ISD closed through Friday, April 10

Willis ISD Superintendant Tim Harkrider has emailed a letter to parents/guardians of district students, informing them that their students will be out of school until Friday, April 10, 2020, with a tentative date of students returning to school on Monday, April 13, 2020. As for continuation of learning, the districts Innovation, Teaching & Learning department…read more »

Latest Information for HISD Families on COVID-19

March 16, 2020 Dear Huntsville ISD Families: The impact of COVID-19 continues to be an ever changing event for our community, state and nation.  I have been in constant contact with Texas Education Agency officials, as well as local and state health and emergency management agencies throughout the weekend.  This morning, I met with members…read more »

STAAR Testing waived

Governor Abbot announced earlier this morning, Monday, March 16, 2020, that he has waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR testing requirements for the 2019-2020 school year.    read more »

Alpha Omega Academy to close 3/16-3/20

Alpha Omega Academy will be closing school 3/16-2/20/20 – here’s their announcement: AOA Closure Update Parents, The situation involving the novel coronavirus is intensifying with different institutions and organizations closing their doors and limiting access to their facilities. While these decisions are hard to make and aren’t taken lightly, we feel that it would be…read more »