Some area schools will not return to school after Spring Break

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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Some area school districts have announced that their student will not return to school after Spring Break.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School

St. Andrew’s Episcopal School will extend spring break through Tuesday, March 24 and move to an online learning model on March 25.

Classes are tentatively scheduled to resume on site on April 6.

Ascension Academy

Ascension Academy is extending spring break for an extra week.

Classes on campus and extracurricular activities are canceled for the week of March 23.

The administrative staff and faculty are developing plans so students can continue their education online.

The academy said it will provide that information to families Monday afternoon.

San Jacinto Christian Academy

San Jacinto Christian Academy will be closing school until April 6.

The school will be open on Monday, March 23 if parents or students need to pick up any resources needed for home study and to complete assignments.

Turkey-Quitaque ISD

Turkey-Quitaque Independent School District said it’s schools will transition to distance learning from March 23 to April 3.

Extracurricular activities, practices and athletic events are suspended during this time.

Staff will report to school March 23 to make preparations for students.

Hedley ISD

Hedley ISD is suspending classes for the week after spring break.

Wildorado ISD

School will be cancelled from March 23 to March 27.

Extracurricular activities, practices and athletic events are also cancelled during this time.

More details will be released as the school district learns more.

Clarendon ISD

The school district is extending spring break by another week.

Teachers will report to work in order to make plans.

Extracurricular activities and meetings remain cancelled.

Panhandle ISD

The school district is extending spring break throught March 27.

The alternate plan of instruction begins March 30.

Find more details here.

Hereford ISD

Hereford ISD is closed from March 23 to April 5.

Staff will make plans for alternative learning opportunities during the week of March 23 and March 27.

No decisions have been made about the banquet, program, graduation or other May activities.

Dimmitt ISD

The school district is extending spring break by another week.

Teachers will report to work in order to make plans.

Extracurricular activities and meetings remain cancelled.

Sanford-Fritch ISD

School will be cancelled from March 23 to March 27.

Extracurricular activities, practices and athletic events are also cancelled during this time.

More details will be released as the school district learns more.

Spearman ISD

Spearman ISD is cancelling it’s classes from March 23 to April 3.

The school district is making plans for distance learning options and distributing food for children.

Silverton ISD

The school district will begin transitioning to distance-learning platform for students on March 23.

Students will not return to school that week, which is the week right after spring break.

Staff will still return to work that week to develop learning plans.

Stratford ISD

The school district will extend it’s spring break until April 1.

Paducah ISD

The school district is closing it’s campuses from March 23 to April 3.

Plans are being made for distance learning options and distributing food for children.

Pampa ISD

Students will not return to school following the week after spring break.

The school district is working on plans for distance learning options and distribution of food for children.

Perryton ISD

Students will not return to school following the week after spring break.

Teachers and staff will spend that week making preparations for possible online instruction for students following the break.

Instruction will resume on April 6 either by students returning to school or distance learning.

Tulia ISD

The school district is closing it’s campuses from March 23 to March 27.

Extracurricular activities, practices and athletic events are also cancelled during this time.

Miami ISD

The school district will be closed for students next week but teachers will report in order to make plans for digital learning.

Wellington ISD

The school district is closed from March 23 to April 3.

More details will be made available in the coming days.

Dumas ISD

The school district is extending spring break through March 23 to March 27.

Extracurricular activities are suspended during this time.

Faculty and staff will return to work in order to make plans for students.

Borger ISD

The school district is extending spring break for students from March 23 to March 27.

Dalhart ISD

Dalhart ISD is extending spring break through March 27.

The district says they want to return to school as soon as safely possible and finish the school year in a traditional setting, however, the district is preparing alternative instructional support strategies if needed.

The district says they will provide more information soon on providing meals for students.

Amarillo College

Amarillo College has moved to Phase II of the COVID-19 Action Plan.

The college says this decision is based on the recommendation that gatherings be limited to no more than 10 people. Since AC’s minimum class size is 12, the college will pause classes for one week in order to migrate to a remote delivery system.

The second eight weeks of the spring semester will now begin on Monday, march 30. The college will be moving to tech-supported learning.

If you do not have access to technology at home, AC says they can help you. Contact your faculty through Blackboard Connect and they will assist you from there.

Claude ISD

Until further notice, Claude ISD will be closed beginning March 23.

Extracurricular activities, practices and athletic events are also suspended during this time.

Claude is looking into distance learning options for students and the distribution of food.

Sunray ISD

There are no confirmed cases of the virus, but Sunray ISD is taking precautions.

Sunray school campuses will be closed until April 1 and staff will return March 25.

Officials said student make up time is waived during this time.

More information, including details about remote learning and a digital learning platform for students, will be released today.

Amarillo ISD, River Road ISD, Bushland ISD, Highland Park ISD and Canyon ISD

There are no diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Amarillo at this time, but the school is taking precautions while students may be traveling during Spring Break.

They do not have a plan at this time for what they will do after the break.

River Road ISD Superintendent Richard Kelley said students will need to stay at home and staff members will need to report to their campuses and departments at the regular scheduled time.

Staff will participate in planning sessions and professional development.

Kelley said his goal is for students to return to school on March 30, but he is prepared if the schools need to be closed longer.

While normal school operations are suspended, they are still ensuring students continue to learn during this time so they don’t have to extend the school year into the summer.

Parents will begin to receive information about at-home learning sometime next week.

The districts say they will continue making future decisions on a week-by-week basis. There is no set time frame for how long students will be working from home ,adn school districts will send updates as they become available.

AISD is developing plans to distribute meals to students who need them and will share those details in the coming days.

The State of Texas will also continue funding our local school districts as if they were operating during a normal school year. Students will not have to worry about making up the missed days next week.

Details are limited at this time, but we will update as more information becomes available.

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