DAILYDISTRICTUPDATE - COVID
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.

Superintendent Video Message: New Tech & Thank you!

Superintendent Mark E. Eads senT out a fun and informative Video Message on Facebook, Click here to check it out.
While schools are closed All Southside ISD Employees will continue to get paid.

Payroll Update: New Pay Dates for April

Payroll Update: New Pay Dates for April
April 2020 Bi-weekly payroll will be on the 3rd and the 17th. Semi-monthly payroll will be on the 10th and the 24th. Staff, be aware that all employees of Southside ISD will continue to get paid through the COVID 19 pandemic and closures. However, be mindful the business office will continue to modify payroll delivery dates for your convenience.

As of today, March 30, 2020, here are the latest updates:

  • Board of Managers met March 30th at 6 pm.
      • The meeting was streamed live. To watch future meetings go to https://southsideisd.org/golive.
      • The May Bond Election was moved to November.
      • A superintendent lone Finalist was named, click here for the story.
  • ALL STAFF: PER BUSINESS DEPARTMENT, THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS IS STILL IN EFFECT. ALTHOUGH CURRICULUM AND TECHNOLOGY NEEDS HAVE BEEN EXPEDITED TO DEAL WITH COVID-19, THIS DOES NOT MEAN WE ARE EXEMPT FROM POLICY AND PROCEDURES.
  • Academics & Technology: School is Back in Session - *Online and at home Only*
    • Reports cards will be mailed out as scheduled.
    • The SISD Technology Department began handing out new Chromebooks today.
    • The technology Hotline is up and running, call 210-882-1626 if you need help with a Chromebook.
    • Hotspots for internet access have been ordered, when they arrive we will be contacting parents with request forms.
    • Free Wifi Parking lot available for parents ONLY click here for more information.
    • Spirit Week @Home started today Check out @southsideisd on Facebook for all the details. #BeaksUpKeepSoaring #southsidestrong #SISDatHomeTogether.
    • Texas Education Agency waived STARR Test.
    • There is a new website. check it out southsideisd.org.
  • Child Nutrition and Transportation - Heroes at Work!
  • Schools are still closed through April 24, 2020.
  • The SISD Police Department is staffed and helping out all over the district daily.
  • The business office is operating with strict social distancing rules. Please contact Sharon Cardenas with any questions as she is still assisting the department and CFO from home.
  • Cancelations:
    • 2020 SHS Prom has been canceled. Students are being contacted directly to receive refunds.
    • The April 7th Bond Community meeting has been postponed.
    • 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.
    • Casino Night has been postponed for the Fall.
NEW Human Resources:
  • During this time of school closures, the Human Resources office will assist employees on Mondays and/or Tuesdays from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm for essential and time-sensitive matters. (examples include: Verification of Employment {VOE}; Name Changes; Loan Forgiveness; Federal Assistance; Benefits; Leave and Certification, etc) by appointment only.
  • To make an appointment, please email: fuery@southsideisd.org
  • Southside ISD is actively seeking applicants for the positions that are posted. You may visit the job postings by clicking here.
  • Reminder: Employees may access their personnel file if needed via TalentEd Records.
  • This information is also on our website.
  • 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

2020 Census is coming

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