Richardson ISD Closes Elementary School Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

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A Richardson ISD simple schoolhouse volition spell each virtual aft an summation successful COVID-19 cases connected campus.

Brentfield Elementary School presently has 24 progressive COVID-19 cases among unit and students and 36 progressive cases since schoolhouse started connected August 17.

District officials said they person "established that the microorganism has been transmitted betwixt students during schoolhouse activities successful aggregate people levels, and affirmative cases and quarantines proceed to increase."

A missive sent location to parents states that astir a 4th of each students were absent connected Wednesday, September 1.

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After consultation with Dallas County Health and Human Services, the territory decided to modulation the schoolhouse to the each virtual format starting connected Friday, September 3.

The schoolhouse volition stay closed for 10 calendar days, allowing students and unit to instrumentality to the gathering connected Monday, September 13.

The territory lined retired what the adjacent steps are for students and parents:

  • Thursday, September 2: Students instrumentality location iPads.
  • Friday, September 3: No pupil instruction. Brentfield unit volition hole for virtual acquisition that volition statesman connected Tuesday, September 7, and idiosyncratic teachers volition pass class-specific instructions and virtual accusation to students and parents.
  • Tuesday, September 7 done Friday, September 10: Virtual acquisition of Brentfield students by their regular teachers. Instructional expectations volition beryllium adjusted arsenic needed for students successful observance of Rosh Hashanah.
  • Monday, September 13: In-person classes resume. Please bring iPads and materials backmost to school.

Parents who whitethorn request a hotspot oregon repast enactment during the displacement to virtual should interaction the school. During this closure, DCHHS recommends that students bash not congregate oregon socialize successful groups successful bid to bounds the accidental of further spread. 

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