Muenster ISD eNewsletter

A Newsletter for Parents of Muenster ISD Students

Special Edition: COVID-19 & Distance eLearning

Vol. 2, No. 2, March 2020

MISD eNewsletter Volume 2

Muenster Hornet Family,


This community update will provide the information related to COVID-19. Additionally this contains pertinent district information regarding services provided to students as well as Distance eLearning resources.


The impact COVID-19 is having on our school and communities is constantly changing. As you are aware, the state has made the decision to mandate the closure of all schools through Friday, April 17, 2020. Therefore all Muenster ISD facilities and buildings are closed. Additionally, the UIL has announced that all extracurricular events will be canceled through May 4, 2020. We will continue to monitor this ongoing situation and adjust accordingly. We will update you weekly as well as our website www.muensterisd.net and our social media pages linked below. Please click on the link below to answer a few questions about your technology needs.


We remain positive and hopeful during this time of uncertainty. Thank you for your continued support and encouragement of our teachers, staff, and administrators. We hope you are all safe and well! We miss you and look forward to all being together again soon! We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we navigate these changes. We are making all decisions with the goal of best serving our students and their needs.


Sincerely,


Steven Self, Muenster ISD Superintendent

Muenster ISD Distance eLearning Needs Survey

Muenster ISD is currently gathering data and making plans to educate our students remotely for the coming weeks amid the current TEA required school closures. We will follow-up with those who need our assistance.

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What is Distance eLearning at Muenster ISD?

The plan for instruction is to begin on Monday, April 6th, 2020. You will be receiving information from your teachers and a district communication with more details.


Students, make plans to check your school email for communications from your teachers.


At this time, Muenster ISD is committed to providing students with opportunities to review, extend, and enrich learning even when school is closed. Distance eLearning provides students with grade-appropriate activities that build curiosity and help students invest in the skills they already have.


Explore the resources to stay connected with MISD learning and enrichment opportunities. Additions and changes to this webpage will be made, so please check back often.


Frequently asked questions:

  • Are these activities required?


    From March 20 - April 3, all learning activities are optional extension opportunities to continue the learning mindset for MISD students. The website content is recommended opportunities for students to engage in aligned academic tasks from home.


  • Will work be graded?


    During the time frame of March 20 - April 3, any learning opportunity provided by MISD is for optional extension only and will not be graded.



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If you expressed a need for a digital device or your family needs a chromebook, plan to pick up your device at the Elementary or HS building on Wednesday, April 1. If you would like to reserve a device for your student, please fill out the SURVEY FORM.


Chromebook checkout will be at the Elementary for families that have elementary students and families that have both elementary and secondary students. Chromebook checkout for JH/HS students (with no elementary siblings) will be in foyer by HS office.


For tech support for Muenster ISD issued technology, please email info@muenster.org.


If you need options for at-home internet, see these options here: AT-HOME INTERNET RESOURCES.

Do you have something we need? Do we have something you need?

We are here to collect and pass-out:


  • Collect Library books at both Elementary & High School foyers.
  • Pass-out student medications from the school nurse, Mrs. Richardson.
  • Pass-out elementary student spring Garner photo proofs or you can visit https://www.garnerstudio.net/ to purchase photos online.