COVID19 Update

JISD Schools to Stay Closed for the Remainder of 2019-20 School Year
Posted on 04/17/2020
Coronavirus Pandemic UpdateApril 17, 2020 Update: 
Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an Executive Order that outlines the plan to reopen Texas. In the interest of the health and safety of students, families, staff and the community, Gov. Abbott stated that Texas schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

March 31, 2020 Update:
Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced an Executive Order that extends the closure of all Texas schools districts through May 1. In accordance with this directive, Jarrell ISD is extending our closure through Friday, May 1. Free Meal service for children will continue during this time.

March 26, 2020 Update:
On Tuesday, March 24, Travis and Williamson Counties issued a Stay Safe, Stay Home order that asks residents to stay home to the greatest extent possible. The order is in effect through Monday, April 13. In cooperation with that order, Jarrell ISD will extend the closure of facilities through April 13.

Free meal services for children will continue.

March 16, 2020 Update:
Jarrell ISD will be suspending normal school operations through April 3, with students returning to school on April 6.

There will be a press conference tomorrow (March 17, 2020) at 11 a.m. at the Williamson County Courthouse that will address the county-wide and district services that will be available.

During this time, all Jarrell ISD facilities will be closed for instruction, including UIL events, athletics, rentals, field trips, and after-school. Additional information will be communicated as it becomes available, as there are a lot of decisions that need to be made.

We remain in communication with all Northern Williamson County school districts. More information will be coming soon.


Originally posted March 13, 2020: 
The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is the top priority of the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees and Administration. Jarrell ISD officials are in regular contact with the Williamson County and Cities Health District and other county entities regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Officials have stated repeatedly that the current threat of an outbreak in Williamson County remains very low.

JISD has established a webpage dedicated to sharing important information with our students, parents, staff and community members.

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