Tonight's Junior High basketball games in Broaddus will consist of one girls' game (tip off @ 5:00pm) followed by the boys' game. Four fans per player, cheerleader, and/or manager will be permitted. All spectators will be required to wear masks as well. Should any information become available regarding live streaming of these games, CISD will post it asap.
CISD Student Flu Clinic October 28th Please sign up using the following link: https://form.jotform.com/auroraconcepts/student-flu-vaccine-form?School=Chireno%20ISD If you have trouble opening the link, please email Chasity Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tonight's basketball games against Brookeland mark the final home games for our junior high basketball teams. The girls' game will tip off at 5:00 pm immediately followed by the boys' game. Both contests will be livestreamed on the Chireno ISD facebook page. Please remember that CISD's guidelines and protocols will be in place this evening. Only 4 fans per player, manager, or cheerleader will be allowed inside the gym to watch the games. All spectators will be temperature screened outside the gym and will then enter through their designated entrances on either the east or west sides of the concession area. There will be no concession stand offerings and we ask that only bottled water be brought into the building. No snacks of any kind, soft drinks, sports drinks, or any other type of beverage will be allowed. Fans are to wear a mask at all times and must social distance while sitting in the stands. Locker rooms will also be off limits to both teams. Good luck to our Owls and Lady Owls!
Hot off the press! Tonight's junior high basketball games at Martinsville will be livestreamed through the Martinsville ISD facebook page. A link to it can be found on their school website at martinsvilleisd.com.
The battle of Hwy 95 commences this evening with our junior high basketball squads heading north to face Martinsville in the first of a two-night match up. The Pirates and Lady Pirates come to Chireno tomorrow night. Each night will consist of 3 games (2 girls' games and 1 boys' game) with the first game beginning at 4:30 pm. Both schools will be adhering to the same guidelines and protocols for attendance. They include the following: 1)both teams will not have access to locker rooms; 2)Only 4 fans per player, manager, and/or cheerleader will be allowed in to watch the games and each hosting school will keep an accurate count of how many fans have entered; 3)Each spectator attending games will be required to wear a mask or face shield at all times and will be screened for a temperature before entering the gym; 4)Fans will need to social distance to the greatest extent possible when sitting in the stands and sitting in close to proximity to immediate family group is encouraged; 5)The concession stand will not be open; and 6)Only water bottles will be allowed inside the gym to drink. No other types of drink, snacks, or food will be allowed. Livestreaming information for tonight's game at Martinsville has not yet been released but CISD will share that when it becomes available. Tomorrow night's contests here at Chireno will not be livestreamed.
Reminder: If you have not completed the CISD Modified Schedule Survey, please do so as soon as possible. If you've already completed it...Thank You! Click here to access the survey: https://forms.gle/cRrBTnUihaabcyDNA
Attention! Important Update for Junior High Basketball fans: The basketball games will be livestreamed on Douglass's Athletic Facebook page. If you wish to view the games this way, please go to the page and click "like."
Attention Junior High Basketball fans: our friends at Douglass ISD have informed us that livestreaming of this evening's basketball games will be found on the Douglass ISD Facebook page. Tip off for the first game is at 4:00pm.
Our junior high basketball teams will be on the road this Friday afternoon against Douglass. The first of four scheduled games will tip off at 4:00pm. The following guidelines and protocols for attendance to these game will be in place: 1) Face coverings and self-screening for all COVID-19 symptoms will be required by all spectators; 2) The Douglass gymnasium will be limited to 50% capacity and social distancing protocols will be enforced; 3) Chireno will be limited to 100 spectators; 4) Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times; 5) Douglass ISD asks that spectators be willing to only attend games that are specific to their student-athlete; and 6) Limited concessions will be available. We hope to provide information regarding live streaming of these games in the days ahead. Chireno junior high players will be providing admission vouchers to family. Those who receive these will need to bring them to the game and show them to Douglass ISD personnel in charge of keeping the gate. Admission prices will be $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Chireno ISD is collecting information related to a potential adjustment to the school week. Please read the "Frequently Asked Questions" document for more information by clicking here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IWXhhRH4ms-Fctj_M_LuxGhIPwS2rJYF5NNMxR5OWtk/edit?usp=sharing Please complete the CISD Modified Schedule Survey for each child enrolled in CISD. You may access the survey by clicking here: https://forms.gle/QLHTuJUbYJKtPXhLA
Thursday night's Junior High Basketball games in Big Sandy will be livestreamed on their school website at bigsandyisd.net. To access live video, click on the home page banner "Big Sandy vs. Chireno Live Stream." When the video pops up, click "skip ad" and then click the "play" button on the bottom left corner of the video. Lets go Owls!!
Congratulations to our junior high girls and boys teams on their hard earned victories last night over Broaddus! Both schools played hard and represented themselves extremely well on the court. Our junior high squads will be on the road Thursday, Sept. 17, at Big Sandy ISD in Dallardsville. There will be 2 boys games (A & B teams) along with one girls game. Tipoff for the first game is set for 4:30 pm. Per the guidelines and protocols of our friends at Big Sandy ISD, no fans will be allowed inside their gymnasium to watch these games. These guidelines are in place for all teams scheduled to play in Big Sandy. CISD along with all other schools in our junior high zone have agreed to respect and abide by these rules. Stay tuned for further news regarding the livestreaming of these games.
Sending our love virtually to all of our grandparents and loved ones today that normally attend our annual Grandparents Day Assembly. We miss seeing you on our campus, but hope this will be a reminder that we are always thinking of you and appreciate the role you all play in educating our children. Happy Grandparents Day! https://youtu.be/hah_Y4emja4
Attention Parents: The Student Learning Opportunity Commitment form is now available for the 2nd 6-weeks grading cycle. Please note: 1. You only need to complete this form for your child(ren) if you intend to CHANGE the current learning platform for the 2nd 6-weeks. 2. If you plan to move your child from in-person learning to at-home learning, you must contact your child's campus principal. Again, you only need to complete the form if you intend to change your child's learning platform. Forms are due by the end of the school day Friday, September 18th. Click here to access the form: https://forms.gle/q9Yh3r4gk1hPoGW58
Due to the severity of Hurricane Laura, CISD will be transitioning into asynchronous at-home learning on Thursday, August 27th and Friday, August 28th. This means, your child will not report to campus in person on these two days. We will switch to remote learning and students have been provided with an assignment to be completed and returned when classes resume on Monday, August 31st to earn attendance credit while school is not open for in-person instruction. Extracurricular activities have been cancelled as well. Please stay safe and check on your neighbors!
Chireno Junior High Basketball is here! We will be hosting Martinsville beginning at 5:00pm this Thursday, August 27, with two girls' games and one boys' game. Please note there are guidelines in place to limit the number of people that can occupy the gym and both schools have agreed to these guidelines. Teams will enter the gym from the rear entrances while spectators will enter through the concession area. Only 4 fans per player, manager, and/or cheerleader will be permitted to enter the gym and CISD will keep a running and accurate count of those entering. Each spectator attending the games will be screened for a temperature before entering the building and will be required to wear facemasks or face shields while inside the gym. Fans will also need to social distance to the greatest extent possible when sitting in the stands and sitting in close proximity by immediate family group is encouraged. There will be no concession stand open. However, spectators will be able to bring drinks and snacks to the games. CISD is currently working on a plan to livestream these games through the school's website so that those who cannot attend can still view the games. The season is finally here...Let's go Owls!!!
WELL DONE! A sincere "Thank You" to our parents, students, and faculty/staff for making our first day back a success. We appreciate your understanding and patience as we implement new procedures and make adjustments in accordance with health-related recommendations. It filled our hearts to hear laughter in our hallways again. See you all in the morning!
We're ready to open our doors! Follow the link below for friendly reminders to help the first day go smoothly. We'll see you all in the morning! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1M5PfYZJ-mXj5x1z6mWjb1qRaCzUg0UQ6r9emN_IgnDo/edit?usp=sharing
Attention JH Athletes & Parents: Practice for boys and girls basketball players will be after school Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:30-5:30, this week only. Athletes should report directly to the gym after school. Contact your child's coach with any questions.
Join Chireno ISD for a Drive-Through Meet-the-Teacher Night! Monday, August 17th 6:00-7:00p.m. in the school parking lot. If your child has medicine that needs to be dropped off to the nurse, this is a great time to do that. Please complete the attached form and bring it with the medicine. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QtO13Tie2qNjTQvl0b6joS6IdcSQGfKVarlijV5yTLw/edit?usp=sharing
Response Needed! The CISD Student Learning Commitment Form is due tomorrow morning. Parents should complete a form for each child. The link below will allow you to submit an electronic version of the form. Paper copies may be placed in the "return" bin outside the high school. You may email questions to email@example.com. https://forms.gle/C3LJp9xYcuR3KFGq8
DEADLINE EXTENSION The deadline has been extended to August 21st for families to register for the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer program. Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides benefits to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Texas Lone Star Card. P-EBT is a one-time benefit of up to $285 per child and will be issued on an EBT card to assist families during this unanticipated school closure. The online application for P-EBT is now open. Fill out an application here: https://yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT All students receiving FREE/REDUCED meals are eligible for this benefit.
Attention Parents: Are you ready to make a decision for in-person or at-home learning? The Chireno ISD Student Learning Opportunity Commitment Form is now available, by following the link below. You will receive a paper copy of this form in the mail in the next day or so. Parents should complete a form for each child. The paper form or digital form is acceptable. You do not have to complete both. If you have questions or just want to double check your understanding about the learning options, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. https://forms.gle/zEJKsCeXu46nZXPR8
CISD Families: The CISD Instructional Side-by-Side is an overview of the two learning options for the new school year. This document is intended to serve as a comparison of in-person and at-home learning. We want you to be well informed as you make the best educational decision for your family. https://docs.google.com/document/d/12TJ1hIfv8uzjmHC8V3jfMIjMmjlsj-I2Uapm4L3WmUc/edit?usp=sharing
Are you concerned about Self-screening your child who is regularly sick with allergies? Are you concerned this may impact which learning opportunity that you should choose? If you have questions or concerns about your child(ren) who are frequently sick with allergies or other illnesses please address those concerns with our school nurse. Together we can work out a solution to keeping your child in school as much as possible and avoid sending them home unnecessarily. Email Mrs. Chasity at email@example.com to discuss the individual health concerns of your child starting school during the pandemic.
Unsure of what to do for the start of the school year? CISD is prepared to offer two learning options for families. In-person learning will be available for those needing/wanting/ready to send their child back to school for face-to-face instruction. An at-home learning option will be available for those not quite ready and/or uncertain about sending their child to school due to COVID related concerns. The link below provides a detailed description of both options. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1haaC1GIeL1p3KpTwVHzoGa3zfhIELKgkytxpzLK6w18/edit?usp=sharing CISD will mail a summary, side-by-side comparison of options to families, along with the required commitment form on Monday, July 27th. Commitment forms will be due by 8:00 a.m. August 5th. What to Expect: CISD Learning Opportunities Plan (posted 7/23) CISD Instructional Side-by-Side & paper commitment forms mailed (7/27) CISD Student Learning Opportunity Commitment Form-electronic version available on Facebook and webpage (7/27) All commitment forms due (by 8:00 a.m. 8/5) Let us know if you have any questions!
CISD Families: The new school year will be here before we know it! Over the next couple of days we will share information about the re-opening of our doors for in-person learning, an option for at-home learning, and new and updated procedures related to health and safety. Follow the link below to access the CISD Start of School Update. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ezp7K7EzJm1xV2BetmLXwGzF7AjqmxAE5qAtJrQX77E/edit?usp=sharing
In response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Nacogdoches County, our district is taking precautions to keep our student athletes and coaches safe during this time. Therefore, CISD has chosen to suspend summer athletic workouts until further notice. This is effective immediately. We apologize for any disruptions in summer plans but safety is our top priority.
For enrollment for the 2020-21 school year, please contact Susan Higginbotham at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides benefits to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Texas Lone Star Card. P-EBT is a one-time benefit of up to $285 and will be issued on an EBT card to assist families during this unanticipated school closure. All children who receive FREE or REDUCED lunch through Chireno ISD are eligible to receive this one time payment.