Gov. Greg Abbott has signed an executive order closing Texas schools through May 4 and ordering non-essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chisum ISD school board passed an agreement to pay employees in the event of school closure due to the coronavirus, according to Superintendent Tommy Chalaire.
“This week we are studying transportation, and ‘adventure’ is our word of the week,” Shawn Reeves said as campus principal Sheila Ensey held up the printed word while parent coordinator Kim Miller recorded the scene with several airplanes as a backdrop.
It’s not easy for some parents to transition to a home schooling environment at such short notice. Two kindergarten teachers and an experienced homeschooling mother say the best advice is to be organized and diligent, Also, to continue to breathe and relax.
Along with other school districts in the county, Chisum ISD and Prairiland ISD will begin distance learning Monday while students are out of school because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision to waive student testing requirements amid an extended COVID-19 school break, local superintendents were freed to concentrate on instituting remote learning opportunities so students don’t fall behind.
The COVID-19 school break for Lamar County students will continue through March 27, a decision made this afternoon by the county's superintendents.
Paris ISD trustees on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to pay district employees in the event of an extended school closure due to the coronavirus.
Although there are no reported cases of COVID-19 in Lamar and surrounding counties, schools will remain closed for an additional week of spring break, according to school officials.
This evening, Chisum ISD Superintendent Tommy Chalaire sent out an email informing students, parents and staff that though the school will be closed an extra week, the district will still have student meals available.
Students from Chisum Middle School recently competed in University Interscholastic League Competition. TOP: Sixth-grade — Back Row: Kaitlyn Springett, Ashlyn Hutchison, Emma Northam, Kennedi Ball, Cadie Bush, Addison Bradberry, Taylor Crutcher, Bralee Reed, Claire Boutwell, Cole Erwin, Ettie…
Chisum Elementary School started national Public Schools Week with a Dr. Seuss themed breakfast for the students. The students were served Green Eggs and Ham for free by the cafeteria.
Twenty Chisum High School students competed in the Visual Art Scholastic Region Event in February. Twenty out of 26 artworks received superior ratings for which students earned a regional gold medal.
With the flu already chipping away at student attendance rates during a global coronavirus outbreak, local school administrators are taking proactive steps to provide their students a healthy atmosphere.
The CHIPS Foundation Inc. is established for the purpose of providing financial assistance to students for the continuation of their education.
The event is planned for 6 p.m. March 28 at the Trail de Paris, near the basketball courts. Registration costs $35, and payment is due at Chisum High School’s office no later than March 19.
Chisum students Brayden Land, Bobby Moore, Morgan Bacorn, Keaton Cox and Trenton Gaddy recently passed one or more welding certification tests and are now certified welders, according to the AWS D1.1 Code.
The Chisum High Beta Club brought home eight individual and four team awards at the State Beta Convention in Grapevine this past weekend.
Candidate filing is over, and now campaigning can start for nonpartisan elections in cities and school districts across Northeast Texas.
Selected this year were Brianna Thompson from Chisum High School and Ricardo Trujillo from Clarksville High School. Brianna & Ricardo join Nakariah Turner from Clarksville High School as ambassadors from area Crime Stoppers.
Chisum ISD will take action on elementary, middle school and high school principals and vice principals’ contracts Monday evening, as well as several budget amendments.