LIST: Houston-area school districts, universities announce plans for week following winter weather closures
Conroe ISDConroe Independent School District will resume classes Monday. Deer Park ISDDeer Park ISD students will return to school Monday, Feb. 22. Humble ISDHumble ISD plans to resume school on Monday, Feb. 22, for all students, both on-campus and virtual students. District staff is in the process of reaching out to families to connect them with supports and information available through the Act. Royal ISDRoyal ISD students will resume school Tuesday.
Crosby ISD offers creative solution to WiFi problems to help bridge digital divide
But right now, for students who are learning remotely, being able to connect to the internet without having issues is imperative. Starting Thursday, Crosby ISD students can go to any of the districts seven campuses and park in the lot, connect to the WiFi and complete their school work. The districts new Park N Learn program includes free 24/7 secured WiFi access. Bridging the digital divideCrosby ISD conducted a survey last month to find out how many families have internet access at home. How to bridge that gap continues to be top of mind for educators and parents all across the greater Houston area.
2 Crosby ISD coaches test positive for COVID-19, district says
CROSBY, Texas – Officials at the Crosby Independent School District announced Thursday that two coaches working with student-athletes for summer training have tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement released on Facebook, officials said the coaches who tested positive were wearing masks around the students and were last around the athletes on Monday and Tuesday. “One coach was around group 2 for football and the other was around boys’ basketball, football and volleyball,” district officials said in the statement. Both coaches will be required to quarantine for 14 days, and all summer strength and conditioning activities will be suspended through July 28, Crosby ISD officials said. Parents are encouraged to get their child tested if they feel uncomfortable or if their child begins to exhibit signs of coronavirus.
Crosby ISD: What you need to know about the districts 2020-2021 school plans
As the situation regarding the coronavirus pandemic is everchanging, Crosby Independent School District, along with others, has not finalized its plans for the 2020-21 school year. Measures underway or being consideredCrosby ISD has not yet announced social distancing or safety measures it plans to implement for the upcoming school year. Instruction methods offeredCrosby ISD intends to offer face-to-face as well as virtual instruction for the upcoming school year. Students will be required to participate in the selected instruction method for the first full grading period before transitioning. Recent updatesThere are no recent updates from Crosby ISD at this time.
PHOTOS: This is what high school graduations in Houston looked like this week as districts practice social distancing
In-person high school graduations in Houston look a lot different this year. Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency, who announced earlier in May that in-person graduation ceremonies would resume if social distancing and health protocols could be followed. Take a look below at how these Houston-area school districts are holding their graduation ceremonies:That’s a wrap for @ClearCreekISD Class of 2020!!! Posted by Conroe Independent School District on Tuesday, June 2, 2020The Cypress Falls High School graduating class of 2020 celebrated its commencement on June 2 at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium. #CyFallsGrad #Classof2020 #CFISDspirit Posted by Cypress-Fairbanks ISD on Wednesday, June 3, 2020Clear Brook HS, you were terrific at the 2020 Graduation tonight.
Fog causes school and flight delays in Houston area
HOUSTON – The Houston area is dealing with heavy fog across the area. Due to the low visibility - less than a tenth of a mile in some areas - Crosby ISD has announced it will be starting an hour late across the entire district. The foggy conditions are also affecting the Houston Airport System. George Bush Intercontinental is advising passengers to check their flight information because of possible delays due to the low visibility. All departure traffic destined to Hobby Airport will not be allowed to depart until or after 8 a.m., and passengers traveling out of that airport are also advised to check their flight status.