Depending on their respective situations, several school districts have announced they are closed today and tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 14), which will give them a five-day break with Monday, Jan. 17, being the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Others are closed starting tomorrow. All ISDs are observing Monday’s holiday.
The districts opting to close both Thursday and Friday (five-day break) or Friday (four-day break) cite increasing student and staff covid cases. Some are utilizing Friday as a staff workday.
Between the ISDs’ official Facebook pages and their websites, the Sun found the following posted for this week. All ISDs will be closed Monday.
• Avalon ISD – closed today and Friday
• Ennis ISD – campuses closed to visitors during instructional hours, with afterschool activities as planned
• Ferris – open
• Italy – closed Friday
• Maypearl – closed today and Friday
• Midlothian – closed Friday
• Milford – open, with some adjustments to athletics
• Palmer – closed today and tomorrow
• Red Oak – closed Friday
• Waxahachie – open
For further details, visit the individual Facebook pages and or the websites for each district.