• Return to In-Person Instruction & Continuity of Services (RIPICS) PlanFor more information, refer to the KISD BLUEPRINT.         Revised 8/28/21

    District Procedures

    Details                

    Mask Wearing

    On Thursday, August 26 the Kennedale ISD Board of Trustees voted to transition the KISD Operating Status to level YELLOW which requires indoor masking at all KISD schools, facilities, and district-provided transportation effective Monday, August 30.

    Social Distancing

    Pre-COVID social distancing in classrooms and the use of outdoor classrooms will be encouraged.

    Handwashing & Respiratory Etiquette

    • Hand sanitizing stations have been placed in all facilities. Students, staff members, and visitors will be encouraged to sanitize and/or wash their hands frequently.
    • Students will be encouraged to wash hands after using the restroom and before eating.
    • Handwashing techniques will be taught by the classroom teacher on the first day of school and reinforced throughout the school year.
    • Respiratory etiquette will be encouraged.

    Facility Cleaning

    Upgraded cleaning procedures will continue throughout the 2021–2022 school year.

    Contact Tracing

    Contact tracing was discontinued at the conclusion of the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Health Screening

    • All staff members entering a school campus must self-screen for symptoms of illness each day. When staff members report to work, they are acknowledging they have taken their temperature and are not experiencing symptoms of illness.
    • Parents/guardians must ensure, when sending their child to school on campus, the child is free from symptoms of illness.
    • If symptoms are present, the parent/guardian should contact the campus nurse for further guidance on returning the child to school.

    Instructional Delivery

    Face-to-face for all students beginning 8/12/21

    Counseling/Social Emotional Services

    Face-to-face for all students beginning 8/12/21

    Meals

    Face-to-face for all students beginning 8/12/21