ROUND ROCK, Texas - The Superintendent for the Round Rock Independent School District has written a letter to the Round Rock ISD community, letting their parents, students, and faculty know that they have put a plan in place to provide resources to students over the next two weeks.
On Monday, March 16, officials with Round Rock ISD announced that they were suspending normal school operations through April 3. Today, officials announced that they have also developed a strategy to support at-home learning in the event that campuses remain closed beyond Friday, April 3.
In the letter to the Round Rock ISD community, Superintendent Steve Flores explains that it is unknown at this time when the district will return to traditional school operations. "As Superintendent, I am in daily communication with the Texas Education Agency (TEA), superintendents from surrounding districts, and other public officials, and I pledge to keep you updated during this ever-evolving situation."
Flores also explains in the letter that learning activities to maintain and extend students’ learning will become available on the Round Rock ISD's website on Monday, March 23. Hard copy packets will also be available at breakfast and lunch service locations.
The letter also goes onto explain that all school buildings are closed to students, staff, and parents at this time. School nurses will contact parents of students who have medicine or medical supplies or devices to make arrangements for them to be picked up, if necessary.
Parents who are not contacted by a school nurse by the end of day Tuesday and need to retrieve medicine should email their campus principal.
Superintendent Flores also stated in the letter that starting Monday, March 23, Round Rock ISD will be preparing and distributing meals for children under the age of 19 at 11 locations. Meals will be provided Monday through Friday and children must be present to receive a meal.
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