Alice ISD will begin with first 3 weeks in virtual setting

Alice will conduct first 3 weeks of school in virtual setting
Posted at 9:21 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 23:37:00-04

ALICE, Texas — The Alice ISD announced today it will begin school in a virtual setting for the first three weeks of the school calendar.

The Texas Education Agency allows only up to three weeks for fully virtual instruction to start the year.

District officials said in a letter to parents that they may considering extending the initial three-week window for a longer period pending city, county or state orders.

The first day of school for Alice students is set for Aug. 12.

District officials say that on July 30, they will bring school trustees a calendar option to consider delaying the start of school with a notice of any change sent out immediately after the meeting.

The district will hold a Parent Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Monday to review the reopening plan and address frequently asked questions.

The Zoom link for this meeting will be:

Meeting ID: 893 0552 3099

Password: 538338

A separate town hall meeting for teachers and staff will be held at 6 p.m. on July 22 to address questions specific to staff. The Zoom link for this meeting will be sent via the district email.

A survey will go out July 17 asking parents to submit their choice for instructional options by July 31.