BOARD AGENDA POSTED:
Agendas have been posted for the August 17, 2020 DSISD Board of Trustees workshop and agenda review meeting. The meeting will be conducted via videoconference, as permitted by Governor Abbott’s temporary suspension of Open Meetings Laws. The workshop starts at 6 p.m.; the agenda review meeting will begin after the workshop concludes. Board members will participate remotely and members of the general public can use a link to connect to the audio of the meeting (w/agenda and reports displayed). Those who wish to share comments during public forum will be asked to fill out an online form prior to 5:00 p.m. on August 17 (workshop form/agenda review form).
"RETURN, REIMAGINE, RECONNECT" WEBPAGE PROVIDES UPDATES ON RETURN TO SCHOOL:
The "Return, Reimagine, Reconnect" webpage shares information and updates on the return to school for the 2020-21 year. The first four weeks of school will be conducted via a remote learning format, then parents will have the option of their children continuing remotely or returning to campus. Information is available on the instructional plan, remote learning, in-person learning, the collection of feedback, and other resources. Frequently Asked Questions on many topics are available as well.
APPLICATIONS FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEES:
In DSISD, multiple opportunities exist for community advisory committees that strengthen ties between the school and the community and enhance the core educational process. Committees partner with the district on a variety of topics, including district and campus planning, gifted and talented programs, student health initiatives, and facilities recommendations. Additional information is available regarding the opportunities for involvement, as well as the application and selection processes. Individuals interested in serving on an advisory committee for the 2020-21 school year should complete an application and submit an application by Sept. 4, 2020.
PSAT FOR HOMESCHOOL/PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS:
PSAT for 11th-grade homeschool and private school students in the Dripping Springs ISD attendance zone will be held Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Registration opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, through Tuesday, August 11. Homeschool and private school students may register here. The $37 fee is non-refundable unless the PSAT is canceled. More information about the PSAT, including information for students who need accommodations, can be found here.
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Students attending Texas public schools must be in compliance with state immunization laws in order to start school, regardless of whether the education is received via virtual learning or on campus. DSISD's first day of school is Tuesday, August 18. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
The R3 – “Return, Reimagine, Reconnect” – webpage includes many resources that are being updated, revised, and expanded as conditions change, and as we receive new information from the state. A narrated slide show highlighting information that was shared during the July 27 Board of Trustees meeting was recently added. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.
Dripping Springs ISD’s annual enrollment verification process for all students has opened. This year, the first step in the process will be a declaration of intent regarding preference for student learning in a remote format or in-person format, following the four-week remote start to the school year. Parents are asked to confirm their preference by August 3, 2020, so that the district can plan appropriately for staffing and classroom assignments. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE.