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Reopening FAQ

Parents may change their child's learning options at the end of a grading period.
  • Face-to-Face – students will come to school every day 
  • Distance Learning – students will work from home, using online programs, with support from an FISD teacher.
FISD will ask parents to complete a Learning Option Registration in Skyward once final fall opening guidance is provided by the Texas Education Agency. Learning Option Registration will begin the week of July 20. Parents will log in to their Skyward account to choose either Face-to-Face or Remote Learning for their child(ren).
At this point, TEA has not waived STAAR/EOC testing for 20-21. FISD expects that state assessments will be given.
The district will be providing iPads for students in grades K-1 and Chromebooks for students in grades 2-12.
Yes, accommodations will be provided for students serviced by special education/Section 504 or as outlined in each student’s special education continuity plan.  As always, accommodations will be addressed in ARDs and Section 504 committee meetings.
If you have more specific questions, contact your child's campus.
No, any parent may choose to have their child(ren) attend school 100% remotely.
Yes, elementary students will have recess. However, social distancing and sanitation precautions will be adhered to.
Attendance guidelines will be released after FISD receives guidance from the Texas Education Agency.
FISD plans to release grading guidelines in late July or early August.
Returning student registration will open the week of July 27.
Bell schedules will be finalized in July.
Campuses are still waiting on social distancing guides from the Texas Education Agency. Once those guidelines have been communicated, campuses will begin working on master schedules that will adhere to those guidelines. Normally, schedules and teacher assignments are not available until August. This year will be on the same timeline.
According to TEA guidelines right now, students will not eat lunch in the cafeteria. At this point, FISD plans to have students eat in classrooms. More information will be available in mid to late July.
TEA guidelines recommend that student groups stay together as much as possible. However, secondary students will move within the campus for classes. More information will be provided once TEA releases final fall reopening guidance.
Yes, transportation services will be provided. FISD will follow the Texas Education Agency's guidelines regarding social distancing on school buses. Parents will be notified of those guidelines in August.
FISD appreciates the volunteers who have worked to lighten the load for teachers and nurture students. However, with the current guidelines, and for the health and safety of students and staff, FISD will not allow visitors on campus.
FISD is still waiting on guidance from the Texas Education Agency.  At this time, masks are not required when social distancing can be adhered to. However, masks are encouraged when social distancing is more difficult.
Students may wear masks at any time if they choose to do so.
The district will work with the Health Department in instances of positive COVID-19 cases. The school will notify parents/employees who have been directly exposed to a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Custodial crews will use an EPA approved disinfectant on high-touch areas throughout the school day on a staggered schedule. High touch areas include doorknobs, drinking fountains, handrails, sinks, light switches, copy machines, student desks, etc.

Each evening, custodial crews will conduct additional cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces that are touched in common areas throughout the day. They will also sanitize and disinfect each classroom. 

Each classroom teacher will receive disinfectant wipes to use to wipe down commonly touched surfaces in classrooms. These will be used between different class groups or at the end of rotations. 

Hand sanitizer will be available in every classroom and at all main entrance points of each campus. 

Mr. Cathey is working on the band schedule and will send out a summer newsletter the week of June 22. As of right now, Summer Band is slated to start at the regular time, July 27th, with an adjusted rehearsal schedule that will conform to distancing and occupancy guidelines. The week of July 20th will be used for drum major and Colorguard tryouts that are usually held in May as well as the freshman camp that is usually conducted that week and percussion camp held by Mr. McCardle.
UIL has declined to make a decision regarding fall marching competitions, citing that it is too early to make a determination. The pre-UIL competitions hosted by local schools will be at the discretion of those schools as well as any guidelines set by TEA and UIL.