These updates are to inform SISD employees during the COVID 19 Public Health Pandemic. SISD will aim to give all employees the latest information as it becomes available.

As of today, March 18, 2020, here are the latest updates:

  • Academics:
    • The Academic Services Division Leadership met again today the following will be going out to parents soon.
      • Southside ISD Academic Instructional Packet Distribution
        Pick Materials CURBSIDE ONLY
        • PreK - 8th Grade - packets available at Heritage Elem. & Southside ACES Bldg.
        • 9th grade - 12th - packets available at SHS parent pick up area
        Pick-Up Dates
        Tuesday, March 24th
        12 pm - 1pm
        5:30pm – 7:00pm

        Thursday, March, 26th
        12 pm - 1pm

        Return Date
        On Monday, April 6th students should bring packets back with them.

        Should the Public health Emergency Continue and the need to stay at home continues, Students will be able to Drop off Packet #1 and Pickup Packet #2 April 7th at Meal Pick-Up
    • The teams are working around the clock to prep for online and distance learning options. As soon as they are ready to report something we will let you know.
    • We know internet access and wifi can be a challenge. SISD is looking at possible solutions that include sending buses into the neighborhoods to help serve as hotspots, mini-towers and other options are being investigated by multiple departments.
    • Texas Education Agency waived STARR Test.
  • Schools are now closed through April 3, 2020.
  • The SISD Police Department is staffed and helping out all over the district daily.
  • Child Nutrition works continue to step up to help with meal distribution Monday - Friday. Meals are prepared daily and handed out at noon.
  • Cancelations:
    • The March 19th SISD Board Meeting has been canceled.
    • ALL UIL events have been Canceled or Postponed. Click here for a list of Cancelations.
    • All Atheltic and Extracurricular Practices at SISD have been canceled.
    • All student trips have been canceled.
While schools are closed All Southside ISD Employees will continue to get paid.

Human Resources:
  • If you have questions about initiating a self-quarantine, or who should self-quarantine please contact HR.
  • If you have pending questions about your status, leave or other HR matters please contact the HR team directly.
Thank you,
Southside ISD
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