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NEW YORK — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the usual 6 feet away from one another at sporting events, assemblies, lunch or chorus practice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVI…
The lifting of Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide mask mandate Wednesday as active Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to fall has left the decision as to whether to require students to wear masks up to local school boards.
Paris, North Lamar, Detroit ISDs have discontinued remote learning through the rest of the week because of technical issues due to rolling blackouts.
Although many area schools were off today for President's Day or for a teacher in-service day, some are planning to stay physically closed for the week due to the severe winter weather that's blanketed Texas in ice and snow.
Rivercrest ISD will be closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday due to extreme weather conditions forecast for the first half of next week, Superintendent Stanley Jessee said.
“This will allow students and staff more time to monitor, and quarantine, if necessary, after the Christmas break,” Rivercrest ISD Superintendent Stanley Jessee wrote on Facebook.
State lawmakers had previously asked the Texas Education Agency to seek a federal waiver to cancel the standardized tests.
While some Red River Valley school districts are back in session after the Thanksgiving break, Detroit ISD and Clarksville ISD have taken time away from campus due to Covid, with classes canceled for the former.
Prairiland trustees finalized a deal for a massive solar farm project in Lamar and Red River counties.
Covid-19 cases remain steady at Red River Valley schools while the number of cases reported in Lamar County surge with an additional 207 cases reported last week by the Paris/Lamar County Health District.
The number of students quarantined because of close contact at school with individuals testing positive for Covid-19 continues to climb.
Paris ISD is reporting three additional Covid-19 cases at Crockett Middle School along with a confirmed case at Aikin Elementary. Also on Sunday, Rivercrest ISD sent out an alert that a high school student tested Covid-19 positive.
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.
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.
Rivercrest High School Homecoming Queen nominees include, from left, Micah Cannon, Rylie Huddleston, McKenzie Walton, & Payton Christophersen.
Rivercrest ISD is back in action after the first day of school on Friday. Students who chose in-person learning returned to schools with heightened cleaning protocols and teachers ready to welcome them back.
Though the tax rate will stay the same, thanks to higher appraisal values, Rivercrest ISD will see a little more money in the upcoming school year.
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.
The Rivercrest ISD trustees are set to approve both the 20-21 budget and tax rate.