A Richardson ISD elementary school will be switching to online learning for one week due to high Covid-19 cases.
Brentfield elementary announced Thursday September 3 that it will be switching to virtual learning starting Friday September 4.
Students will return to school Monday September 13.
The district said a quarter of their students were absent on Wednesday September 1.
Brentfield currently has 24 active Covid cases among staff and students and 36 active cases since school began on August 17.
In a statement released by the district they gave an outline of what the next steps are for students and parents.
Thursday, September 2: Students take home iPads.
Friday, September 3: No student instruction.
Brentfield staff will prepare for virtual instruction that will begin on Tuesday, September 7, and individual teachers will communicate class-specific instructions and virtual information to students and parents.
Tuesday, September 7 through Friday, September 10: Virtual instruction of Brentfield students by their regular teachers. Instructional expectations will be adjusted as needed for students in observance of Rosh Hashanah.
Monday, September 13: In-person classes resume.
Please bring iPads and materials back to school.
Parents who may need a hotspot or meal assistance during September 3-10 should contact the school.