Texas Governor Greg Abbott amended his Executive Order calling for all schools to remain closed in the state of Texas through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. This means HEB ISD facilities will be closed and all events/activities are canceled through the end of May; remote learning and meal pick up will continue.
HEB ISD leaders are waiting for further guidance from state and local health officials about when districts will be allowed to reschedule graduation for the Class of 2020. We hope this event can occur in late July. School officials will be discussing summer programming and other June/July activities in the coming days with announcements made locally about the status of summer activities.
Although HEB ISD has been following the recommendations of the Tarrant County Health Department, this new Executive Order officially extends the closure announcement through the remainder of the school year. Health officials say the social distancing restrictions are working to flatten the curve, preventing significant spread of COVID-19.
The district has closed its campuses, including playgrounds and running tracks, and encourages families to stay home, avoid contact within six feet of other people, and follow social-distancing directives for essential activities only as outlined by city, county, and state officials. For more information about HEB ISD’s response to the pandemic, visit our COVID-19 website at www.hebisd.edu/coronavirus