School districts won't lose state funding if they stick with virtual classes this fall because a local health authority has mandated that classrooms remain closed.
The board will meet at 5:45 p.m. in the Chisum ISD administration building.
The mask requirement doesn't apply to students younger than 10. The Texas Education Agency guidelines also require schools to post coronavirus prevention plans and encourage hand-washing.
A new statewide report from the TEA shows that more than 600,000 students didn't complete assignments or respond to teacher outreach during the pandemic.
A high-tension hearing is expected Monday as the Texas State Board of Education begins considering changes to its statewide policy for health education, including teaching middle schoolers about contraception.
"It will be safe for Texas public school students, teachers, and staff to return to school campuses for in-person instruction this fall," said Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath.
It was a day some thought might not come. But, after waiting long enough for the governor to open back up some events, the Chisum High School Class of 2020 graduated.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Chisum High School will be offering an online summer school this year. Qualifying students will be allowed to work from a personal home computer with internet access or a school-issued Chromebook available from the high school library between 8 a.m. and noon Mon…
With the school district officially transitioned into the summer break, Chisum ISD officials are focusing on closing out the current fiscal year and getting a plan in place for the next.
Daily temperature checks and supervised hand-washing are some of the safety rules for schools that decide to hold in-person classes this summer, under new guidance from the Texas Education Agency.
The state FFA convention, tentatively set for July 6-10 in Dallas, is still happening, but it seems Northeast Texas students might not be going.
The Chisum ISD school board approved two education waivers at Monday night’s school board meeting and recognized valedictorians and salutatorians from the middle and high schools.
Though the school year has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, some activities still carried on, such as the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event, where two Chisum ISD artists managed to snag some gold.
Chisum High School has announced its honor rolls for the 4th six weeks reporting periods of the 2019-20 school year.
“We are blessed at Chisum ISD with amazing, big-hearted cafeteria staff,” Chisum ISD Child Nutrition Director Wanda Armstrong said. “We are one big Mustang family.”
Chisum ISD parents plan to celebrate the school’s nutrition team for keeping up with school lunches during the Covid-19 pandemic on Friday, according to Chisum Elementary Parent Teacher Organization President Cassie Barnett.
Chisum High School has announced the top performing students of the class of 2020: Valedictorian Madison Sanders, left, and Salutatorian Alexis Brown. Chisum ISD staff would like to congratulate all of the graduates of the class of 2020.
Midway now has a small, free store for those in need. With help from her father, Lannie Farris has put up a mini food pantry at the Midway Volunteer Fire Department building, southwest of Paris.
Chisum ISD will host a graduation ceremony for this year’s seniors, despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s declaration that schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year.
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.