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San Angelo ISD campuses, offices open Monday, Feb. 22

The district will offer in-person and virtual options because of the City boil water notice.
Credit: San Angelo ISD

The San Angelo Independent District announced Sunday it will be open Monday, Feb. 22 and will offer an in-person and virtual option because of the boil water notice.

According to an SAISD press release, following a district-wide facility review and constant communication with the City of San Angelo Water Utilities director and other local officials campuses and offices will open Monday as regularly scheduled.

The City's boil water notice impacts all SAISD campuses, therefore the district will officer in-person students and families the option to attend virtually rather than in-person through Wednesday, Feb. 24 using the Schoology platform.

Virtual Academy students will continue to participate in virtual learning using Edgenuity, the release said.

SAISD is committed to ensuring its buildings are safe, sanitized and functional for students and staff when they return to campus. 

The district is asking families of students attending campuses in-person to have students bring water bottles for drinking because of the boil notice.

As of Sunday, the majority of SAISD campuses are not experiencing water shortage issues, according to the release. The exceptions are three elementary schools, Alta Loma, Bonham and Lamar elementary schools.

To accommodate the situation at the schools impacted by the water City water shortage, the district secured trailers with bathrooms and sinks for handwashing that will be on-site at each campus complete with sourced water from outside San Angelo brought in by the trailer provider., the release said.

In-person students and families of Alta Loma, Bonham and Lamar elementary schools will also have the option of attending virtually through, Wednesday. Feb. 24 using Schoology.

SAISD provided the following information for in-person students and families choosing to attend virtually during the City boil water notice.

Elementary Students: 

  • In-person students will need to use the Schoology Learning Management System and 1) log-in for attendance purposes, 2) make progress in their assigned course work, and 3) communicate with the teacher through Schoology or other communication methods used by the student’s teacher such as Class Dojo or Remind. Completion of assignments and communications can occur throughout the day and do not necessarily have to occur during the scheduled class time. 
  • SAISD understands not all elementary students may have access to devices or reliable internet connectivity; therefore, accommodations will be made in such situations as needed. 

Middle School Students: 

  • In-person students will need to use the Schoology Learning Management System and 1) log-in for attendance purposes, 2) make progress in their assigned course work, and 3) communicate with the teacher through Schoology. Completion of assignments and communications can occur throughout the day and does not necessarily have to occur during the scheduled class period. 
  • SAISD understands not all middle school students may have access to devices or reliable internet connectivity; therefore, accommodations will be made in such situations as needed. 
  • Extracurricular activities and athletic schedules will be communicated by coaches and sponsors. 

High School Students: 

  • In-person students will need to use the Schoology Learning Management System, and will be expected to log in to all courses through Schoology and 1) complete an assignment, 2) make progress in the course, or 3) communicate with the teacher through Schoology. 
  • All students must log into their second period for attendance purposes.  Completion of assignments and communications can occur throughout the day and does not necessarily have to occur during the scheduled class period.
  • Extracurricular activities and athletic schedules will be communicated by coaches and sponsors.

Grab-and-Go Lunches: 

SAISD said it understands the last week has been difficult for many of its students, families and staff because of weather conditions, power outage and water issues and many are still faced with water issues and other repercussions from the week.

SAISD is sensitive to its students, families and staff's situations and concerns and is working to be adaptive and supportive while moving forward to provide an engaging and inspiring education for its students, according to the release.

For further information or updates visit San Angelo Independent District's website and social media pages.