School Closure: Coronovirus Update

March 18, 2020

Information for Families

WPISD will be CLOSED for all students effective immediately through April 3, 2020.

WPISD has been monitoring the coronavirus situation carefully and following all guidelines set by our CDC, DSHS, TEA, UIL, and the governor . The purpose of this newsletter is to communicate the decisions made by administration and our School Board of Trustees on March 18, 2020.

We will communicate regularly with parents and staff as we continue to monitor the situation and comply with guidelines and recommendations from various health and state advisors.

Please don't hesitate to be in touch with questions or concerns,

Melanie Mullin, Director of Communications

Here's What We're preparing for you:

High Quality Distance Learning!

WPISD has been hard at work developing a plan for distance learning for our students.

We are making preparations for the following:

Device Check-out

We have a plan in place to check-out devices to our students in need. Details of a specific plan will follow.
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Internet Access

Our Technology Department is working with local vendors to provide internet access points for our students.
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School at Home

Teachers will be preparing lessons to post to our website specifically designed for distance learning. Parents will be notified when the site is live and how specific instructions on how to access lessons.
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What We Are Doing Now

Lunches to go

WPISD Food Service, Transportation, and Administration are all partnering to provide lunches to all students. If the need arises to provide breakfast as well, we will communicate with parents.
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Essential Personnel

Administrators and essential personnel are continuing to work to develop and smooth process for this closure.

The Administration is accepting emails at this time.

The Administration office will be available for phone calls M-F 8:00am-12:00pm beginning March 23.

Campus offices will be available for phone calls M-F 8:00-12:00pm beginning March 23.

Campus email addresses:


Campus phone numbers:

HS- 903-873-2371

JH 903-873-4873

MS 903-873-3617

Woods 903-873-2841

Primary 903-873-2491

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