KISD follows lead of county officials extends closure to April 10, Arlington set no date

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On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Kennedale ISD Superintendent of School issued a letter that officially extended the current closure. {{more: continue …}}
The letter opened with the following statement.
In an effort to support the region and nation?s need to slow the spread of the COVID-19, as well as the recent Tarrant County stay-at- home order, Kennedale ISD is extending the suspension of normal district operations through at least Friday, April 10. Read full statement.?
Fort Worth ISD had already posted that schools in the district would be closed indefinitely. Arlington ISD gave up and followed Fort Worth ISD also with no date given.

Current data indicates steep climb in next several weeks ?

Meanwhile the number of cases in the county continue to climb steadily with multiple new case reported each day. Monday it was a total of 59 but by Friday it had climbed to 114. The City of Kennedale still has no cases reported but bordering cities have known cases with Fort Worth leading the county with 41, Arlington has 19, Forest Hill 1, Everman 0, Mansfield 7.
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  • The KISD Board of Trustees met and voted to move the May 2 school board elections to the same date as the general elections November 3, 2020.??
  • Kennedale ISD Child Nutrition staff has served over 2,000 meals in 8 days. The ?grab and go? bag includes items for breakfast and lunch and are handed out at Patterson Elementary. The meals can be picked-up between 11 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. The meals are for all students participating in the KISD lunch program regardless of campus.? RF Patterson is located at 6621 Kelly Elliott Road in Arlington.
  • Earlier in the week the Patterson Paw Patrol was out and about with an announced tour of streets in Patterson Elementary attendance boundaries. The teachers and staff just wanted to stay contact with their students even if it was just a drive-by wave and shout-out. Students stood on front porches with parents to see their teachers.
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