JUST IN: Hays CISD extends suspension of school indefinitely

Hays CISD has suspended school operations indefinitely. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Hays CISD has suspended school operations indefinitely. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Hays CISD has suspended school operations indefinitely. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Hays CISD will extend its suspension of normal operations past the April 5 deadline that was originally set, according to chief communication officer Tim Savoy in an email to the media.

“Given the uncertainty of this virus right now, it’s difficult to set a specific date on which we might return to normal operations,” the email stated. “We will continue to work with county and state leaders and monitor their stay-home directives. Rather than set a possible return date that is likely to continue to change, we will leave that open. Instead, once we receive the green light by health officials that it is safe to return, we will send communication to parents and staff one week prior to resuming normal operations.”


The curbside meals and at-home instruction will continue through the end of the school year if necessary, Savoy wrote.
By Joe Warner

Joe Warner is managing editor of the nine Austin-Central Texas editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.


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