On March 2, Governor Abbott issued a new executive order, rescinding his previous orders, including restrictions on business occupancy and the statewide mask order, effective March 10, 2021.
Our district remains committed to protocols we have in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and to keeping our schools open during this pandemic. At this time, we will continue our current safety protocols including the required use of face masks at Dripping Springs ISD campuses and facilities.
The district looks forward to continued guidance from federal, state, and local health authorities regarding how this development will impact public schools. In addition, an update is expected from the Texas Education Agency later this week. Our administration will continue to discuss this matter and we will keep our community updated.
While it is encouraging to see some segments of our population getting vaccinated, a majority of our teachers and staff have not yet had the opportunity to obtain a vaccination. Thanks for supporting our efforts to prioritize the health and safety of our students, staff and community.