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5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus
Aug27

5 Of 6 Hopkins County School Districts Reporting COVID-19 Cases, Confirm Classes Still Being Held On Campus

While 5 of the 6 Hopkins County school districts have reported at least one positive case of COVID-19, all except 1 were confirmed to have classes are still being held on campus today, despite rumors to the contrary. Sulphur Springs ISD is also moving forward with plans for class to begin Sept. 1 on scheduled. Como-Pickton CISD Como-Pickton Superintendent Greg Bower said the district as of Thursday morning has had only one student who...

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Miller Grove ISD Students Enjoy Free Lunch, Breakfast Daily
Aug14

Miller Grove ISD Students Enjoy Free Lunch, Breakfast Daily

MGISD 2020-21 School Year Off To A Pretty Smooth Start Miller Grove ISD Superintendent Steve Johnson said reports that while the 2020-21 school year is a lot different due to COVID-19, the first two days of classes at MGISD were”pretty smooth.” Miller Grove ISD Hornet “Kids seem to be happy to be back. We’ve not really had any issues,” Johnson said Friday afternoon. Students and staff are adjusting face...

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Cumby ISD Meal Program Changes Planned Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Apr03

Cumby ISD Meal Program Changes Planned Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cumby Independent School District meal program changes are planned in response to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases across the country and state. (Hopkins County has remained at 3 positive cases since Monday, March 30). The Cumby ISD meal program will continue but, will only be available for pick up once a week. Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter, in a letter to parents and guardians, said the change will help better limit...

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Cumby ISD Out Until April 10
Mar19

Cumby ISD Out Until April 10

Cumby ISD Superintendent Shelly Slaughter Thursday morning reported the district, following reports from health and other officials regarding COVID-19 spread and concerns, will be extending suspension of regular operations through April 10. That means no classes at the Cumby ISD campus through that date, but doesn’t mean students won’t be required to do school work during that time. The district will continue to monitor...

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SBISD Conducting Surveys To Better Assist Students; Other Schools Also Working To Meet Children’s Needs
Mar17

SBISD Conducting Surveys To Better Assist Students; Other Schools Also Working To Meet Children’s Needs

School may be out for students this week, but administrators and staff at local school districts have been working diligently since last week to keep abreast of the situation and be able to offer services to assist students’ families while classes are suspended due to the COVID-19 concerns. Sulphur Bluff and Miler Grove ISD administrators are asking families to complete surveys to assess their needs. Several schools, such as...

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Delays, Cancellations, Closings Schedule Changes Feb. 11-12 Due To Weather
Feb11

Delays, Cancellations, Closings Schedule Changes Feb. 11-12 Due To Weather

With the weather still frigid and conditions in places still slick with ice schools and organizations have begun reporting delayed starts, cancellations and closings. At present, Yantis ISD is planning to hold school Friday with a normal start time, but will be out early checking road conditions as a precaution. Officials have asked those who are able to remain home until conditions improve. Below are organizations and schools that...

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County, Yantis School Officials Are Working On Plans For Activities, Classes
Apr17

County, Yantis School Officials Are Working On Plans For Activities, Classes

As word of the Presidents’ three-phase Opening America Up Again plan and the Governor’s most recent instructions regarding COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines became widely known today, school officials are working on plans, assessing what remaining closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year will mean for their districts. With no in-person events or classes on campuses, UIL officially cancelled all events and...

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Cancellations/Closures on Community Calendar
Apr02

Cancellations/Closures on Community Calendar

If your church, group or non-profit organization has an announcement for the public, please send it to us at [email protected] Or you can print or write out your announcement and leave it in the message box on the KSST front door, and we will make the announcement for you. As of April 1, 2020, Hopkins County officials are reporting three cases of Coronavirus in the county. Local Emergency Management officials urge everyone to follow...

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