Hays CISD continues to closely monitor information from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC), Texas Department of State and Health Services (TDSHS), and the local health department regarding the novel coronavirus. This webpage will be updated regularly during the worldwide coronavirus event and will serve as the centralized Hays CISD coronavirus information headquarters.
The material provided on this webpage serves as official information from the district, or links to other official sources. Remember, all information on this page may change as new information becomes available or circumstances evolve. During any potential emergency or crisis, Hays CISD understands that people react and are affected in different ways.
The district always respects parents and employees to make decisions necessary for themselves and their families based on individual, unique needs.
Student Mask Encouragement
No student is currently being required to wear a mask. We continue to encourage masks as we have said we would do.
Parents who are fine with our program of mask encouragement do not need to do anything. Our default position will be to continue to have students wear masks in classes, particularly in group collaborations.
Universal Healthy Practices
As a reminder, the CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol).
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.|
Grant Application Notice
HAYS CISD NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR THE 2020-2023 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EMERGENCY RELIEF (ESSER) III GRANT
The Hays Consolidated Independent School district is providing public notice to the community and stakeholders of its intent to submit an application for the 2020-2023 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Grant under American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.
The intent and purpose of the ESSER III grant funding is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on our students.
Hays CISD is soliciting input from all stakeholders for the development of the Uses of Funds Plan for ARP ESSER III funds. Please email Stephanie Norris at firstname.lastname@example.org to share suggestions/ comments.
Upon completion, the district will maintain a copy of the grant application on file for stakeholder review. (see below)
Important COVID-19 (Coronavirus) District Notices
February 23, 2022 Email: Hays CISD Campuses to Reopen to Visitors March 1stPosted by Tim Savoy on 2/23/2022
January 26, 2022 Superintendent Email: Some Good News & A Thank YouPosted by Tim Savoy on 1/26/2022
January 24, 2022: Board Meeting Superintendent Report Regarding COVIDPosted by Tim Savoy on 1/24/2022
January 3, 2022 Email: Hays CISD COVID-19 Omicron UpdatePosted by Tim Savoy on 1/3/2022
December 1, 2021 Email: Vaccine Clinics for 5 to 11 Year-OldsPosted by Harvest Coats on 12/1/2021