Willis Independent School District: What you need to know about the district’s 2020-2021 school year

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Willis ISD is currently awaiting guidance from the state on how to reopen.

Superintendent Tim Harkrider shared a brief video on June 24 where he said that the district is undergoing an extensive revision of the 2020-2021 school plan with guidance from the state.

The plan was unveiled to the Willis ISD community July 7, stating that all measures comply with the state and federal guidelines.

Start date

August 12

List of measures in place

  • Flexible learning alternatives: Willis ISD will provide two options of instruction for students: online and in-person learning. Parents need to make their decision by July 24 while they enroll their students to school.
  • Masks: To comply with Gov. Greg Abbott’s face mask mandate, all students and staff will be required to wear masks.
  • Sanitization: Willis ISD will undergo deep cleaning and sanitization protocols daily in all school buildings, buses, and high-touch areas. Hand sanitizer stations will be added.
  • Social distancing: The district will add signage all over campus buildings to remind students and staff to practice social distancing.

Measures not in place

  • Class size limits
  • Temperature screens
  • Partitioning

Extracurricular activities

No information is available at this time. The district is still awaiting guidance from the TEA.

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