Covid-19 infections continue at some Red River Valley schools while others remain free of the novel coronavirus.
With the exception of Clarksville ISD and Detroit ISD, all schools in the Red River Valley are reporting at least one confirmed Covid-19 case among students and/or staff members.
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As of Thursday, every district in the region, with the exception of Clarksville and Detroit, has at least one staff member or student out with the novel coronavirus. As of press time, it was not clear whether Rivercrest had reported a confirmed case.
Both North Lamar and Prairiland ISD this morning reported Covid-19 cases at campuses, two at North Lamar High School and two at Prariland High School with another at Prairiland Junior High.
Today’s positive case is a Prairiland High School teacher, according to Superintendent Jeff Ballard.
A teacher assistant tested positive on Friday, according to Superintendent Jeff Ballard.
Starting Sept. 8, Texas education officials will require all school districts to fill out forms weekly reporting new cases, including whether the infections occurred on or off campus and if the campus closed as a result.
“I just soon stay home and sleep,” Prairiland ISD sixth grade student Jayden Smith said Monday about the first day of school.
The state is facing “a severe drop in revenue” as lawmakers look to fund state programs already in place, State Rep. Gary VanDeaver said Tuesday during a visit with the Kiwanis Club of Paris. Education remains a priority, he said.
An expensive project, school districts step up sanitization efforts to protect students and staff as campuses resume classes amidst continuous Covid-10 outbreak.
Lamar Electric Cooperative awarded six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are active co-op members.
A public hearing on the proposed 2020 tax rate is scheduled when Prairiland ISD trustees meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the administration building, 466 FM 196 South.
Texas' low number of tests and large percentage of positive results suggest inadequacies in the state's public health surveillance effort at a time when school reopenings are certain to increase viral spread, health experts said.
Abbott’s decision to curb the role of local health authorities in school reopening decisions has added to the ongoing conflict between him and local governments during the pandemic, with mayors and judges voicing frustration over having their hands tied by the state’s response.
PATTONVILLE - Prairiland ISD will begin classes Aug. 24, school trustees decided at a special noon meeting today. Teachers are to report Aug. 10, and school will be out May 27, 2021, for summer break.
Abbott said local health authorities can't shut down in-person instruction before school has even started. He said an outbreak on campus once students have arrived could prompt a closure by health authorities.
Prairiland FFA students Reese Bassano and Shaeffer Suttle advanced to the virtual Texas FFA Prepared Public Speaking Contests at the 92nd annual Texas FFA State Convention.
The families of more than 20% of the 3.6 million eligible school children across the state have yet to apply for federal aid under the Pandemic EBT program.
Paxton's guidance contradicts earlier information the Texas Education Agency gave school districts that said local health authorities had the power to delay or close schools to in-person instruction.
Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that Texas students must take the state standardized test next spring, but fifth and eighth graders can graduate without passing it.