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Good afternoon Doss parents and families! I am following up with some questions our parents submitted last week. Also, as a quick update, Governor Abbott called for schools to be closed through May 3rd. Parent Questions Format of online classes… live?  recorded?  Both? The district expectation is that teachers will have at least one virtually recorded lesson for math and reading each week. This way parents and students have access to…

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From Dr. Steenport: Below is a summary of what was shared this afternoon via AISD TV and from the state.  As always, please check the AISD COVID-19 webpage for all up-to-date info. Schools will be closed March 23-April 3. Additional closures may happen based on information from the city or federal government. Staff will be asked to be available March 23 to prepare for distance learning.  I do not know what this looks like at…

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Following is additional information from Student Health Services about the COVID – 19 (novel coronavirus) that I wanted to share with you. Student Health administrators and nursing staff are closely monitoring illness activity in the area and taking guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Austin Public Health (APH), and the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Our actions and decisions are based on the premise to Protect Yourself and Prepare for Minor Disruptions caused…

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On Friday, the Doss staff spent the morning engaging in discussion around furniture at our new campus.  The purpose was to ensure they had an understanding of what they could and could not bring with them this summer and to help them make more informed decisions about selecting their modernized furniture on Tuesday. We also conducted an annual compliance training over the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) and reviewed…