A day after some of the region’s largest school districts announced the extension of their Fall intersessions, officials with Ysleta ISD announced Thursday afternoon that their October intersession would be extended as well.
Via a Thursday afternoon news release, officials announced the move, after authorization from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) arrived. The decision effectively extends the current school break until Friday, October 23.
In addition, TEA has approved a two-week waiver to delay the start of in-person instruction at the campuses for families that have chosen that option for their children.
As a result, all Ysleta ISD students at home and the Learning Hubs will resume Online Learning on Monday, October 26. Teachers and staff will report to their work sites beginning Friday, November 6, and Face-to-Face Learning at the campuses will begin Monday, November 9.
According to officials, to accommodate the one-week extension of the October intersession, the district will shorten the March intersession previously scheduled for March 8-19, 2021.
The March intersession will now consist of a one-week Spring Break that takes place from March 15-19, 2021.
In the meantime, all essential Ysleta ISD personnel will continue reporting to work, and Central Office employees will continue working at 50 percent capacity.
“The district also strongly encourages all students, parents, and staff to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19,
For more information, please visit www.yisd.net and click on the “Ask the District” tab on the right-hand side of the page.