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2/27/20 | 9:30 p.m. Breaking News - Sheldon ISD closes campuses, district offices for Friday, Feb. 28

One of the main waterline breaks that ruptured earlier today near the downtown Houston area has impacted portions of the Sheldon community.
Following a conference call with city officials tonight, it was determined that many of our students and families are being impacted by these water issues. Sheldon ISD administrators have decided to close all campuses and district offices on Friday, Feb. 28, including all after-school activities.
According to information from city officials, we are aware of the following communities that have been affected by the water boil notice: Edgewood Village; Parkway Mobile Home Estates; portions of Ralston Acres along Ticonderoga, John Ralston Road and Robert E. Lee Road; Beaumont Place; Liberty Lakes; Hampton Oaks; and Greensbrook/Kings Lake.

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The following information is for C. E. King High School students who attend San Jacinto College....

San Jacinto College will be open on Friday, Feb. 28. Sheldon ISD will provide buses to San Jacinto College for dual credit students who will be picked up from their normal locations/hubs and taken home after classes.
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Important information about coronavirus

Sheldon ISD is taking precautions to limit the effect of any future outbreaks of viruses such as flu or the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). District administration is in weekly contact with the State of Texas State Operations Center and other local health agencies to stay up to date of any developments that may impact our region.

Currently, Sheldon ISD is directing campus custodial staff to increase the disinfecting of surfaces and doorknobs. We are also wiping down the seats on buses on a scheduled basis. School nurses will continue to work with campus staff to inform and monitor the use of standard precautions such as handwashing. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
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Sheldon ISD seeks staff, community input for proposed 2020-2021 school year calendar

During the February 18, 2020 Sheldon ISD School Board meeting, two potential school calendars were presented to the Board for discussion. From now until Monday, March 2, 2020 (4 p.m.), SISD is engaging the Sheldon community for input on these proposed calendars.

Sheldon ISD is a District of Innovation which affords the district the ability to have more flexibility in the design of a calendar that best meets the needs of its students.
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Applications for T-STEM Academy available this week (only through 5th grade science teachers)

Attention Parents of current 5th Grade Students: Applications for the middle school T-STEM Academy are available this week only through 5th grade science teachers. Students should submit completed and signed applications no later than this Friday, February 28th. Students will be selected via a lottery system. All students who apply will receive notification of acceptance or placement on a waiting list by the week of March 23rd. For more information, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/twr5l4o
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Sheldon ISD Compass Schools parent information meetings set for Feb. 25-26

Sheldon ISD will be hosting parent information meetings regarding the district’s Compass Schools program next week. The first meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Cravens Early Childhood Academy beginning at 6 p.m.; and the second meeting will take place at Sheldon Early Childhood Academy on Wednesday, Feb. 26, also at 6 p.m.
Compass Schools allows parents to choose a specialty program (Performing and Visual Arts; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; or High Tech) that best fits the interests and/or needs of their child.
The informational meetings are for parents whose children will be entering first grade during the 2020-2021 school year.
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Sheldon ISD recognizes 'National School Counseling Week'

Sheldon ISD joins other districts throughout the country in celebrating "National School Counseling Week."

This special week honors school counselors who implement comprehensive school counseling programs, a vital part of the educational process for all students as they meet the challenges of 21st century learning.
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Sheldon ISD celebrates 'Black History Month'

February is Black History Month - and this year's national theme is "African Americans and the Vote."

Through voting-rights campaigns and legal suits from the turn of the twentieth century to the mid-1960s, African Americans made their voices heard as to the importance of the vote.

Indeed the fight for black voting rights continues in the courts today.

More information: https://asalh.org/black-history-themes/
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